Currently Alabama, Hawaii, Michigan, Delaware, Alaska, North Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Wyoming and Nebraska all are dominated by a single insurance company.
People with outstanding credit card or medical debt were more likely to delay or avoid medical or dental care, according to a new study. Other debts, such as having student loans, housing loans or car loans were not associated with forgoing care.
In an unexpected finding, scientists in Seattle have found small molecules from bacteria, fungi and other organisms in human blood that could be influencing how our bodies function.
New rules under consideration would drop existing requirements that family medicine residents be required to undergo training in contraception and counseling women with unintended pregnancies
Washington State Department of Health takes disciplinary actions against health care providers, including suspensions and revocations of licenses, certifications, or registrations of providers in the state — April 22nd update
The time for spring cleaning is here, and with it, the risk of exposure to serious animal-carried diseases like hantavirus and rabies.
How many nurses does it take to run a hospital?
The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and kids are spending more time outdoors. But with spring also comes the occasional bump, bruise, bite, rash and fall. How can parents help their kids avoid injury?
This week the FDA launches its Patient Network website through which the agency says it seeks to engage patients and consumers as partners, and encourage them to share ideas and concerns about the medical product development process.
Health plans generally pay for robotic surgery like any other surgical procedure, but that could change as research helps make clear when robotic-assisted surgery does and doesn’t improve outcomes.
Law enforcement agencies report an increase in phone scams by fraudsters who prey on the public’s confusion over the massive changes to the health care system.
New laws legalizing recreational marijuana use in Washington and Colorado probably fall under the states’ “power to decide what is criminal and what is not,” according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
Outdoor activity may provide more benefits than staying inside.
Getting out into nature can also help you revitalize and ramp up your routine!
Make the most of Earth Day by enjoying the outdoors this week
The plan offers more than 50 recommendations that would cut the federal deficit by about $560 billion over the next decade. About $300 billion of those savings would come from Medicare.