May 8, 2013 You wouldn't dream of buying a new laptop without comparing prices -- why should health care be any different? The government is releasing new data about what hospitals charge in various places for medical procedures, and the prices vary widely.
May 7, 2013 Health care costs have been rising at a slower rate for the last four years. Why? Hint: The answer is not the recession.
May 7, 2013 Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.
May 6, 2013 China’s government has spent more than $125 billion on securing coverage for 95 percent of the country, but big problems remain. China remains a place where out-of-pocket costs can equal a year’s salary and where underpaid doctors expect a bribe before they perform surgery on you.
May 2, 2013 In Oregon, researchers followed 10,000 new enrollees in Medicaid. They used more health care services, but had more to spend on other necessities.
May 1, 2013 What are the unintended consequences of pilotless drone aircraft used to kill suspected terrorists overseas?
May 1, 2013 Federal health agency releases shorter, less confusing applications for health care reform programs.
Apr 29, 2013 Comparing the hours President Obama spent in meetings about the economy, and on golf outings, in 2012.
Apr 25, 2013 Millions of Californians will be eligible for healthcare under the new law, and lots of them know nothing about it.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.