May 10, 2013 New data released by the federal government reveals that costs for identical medical procedures can vary widely from hospital-to-hospital. So to get the best deal, you might have to do some comparison shopping.
Mar 20, 2013 Workers covered by CVS pharmacy’s health plan will have to report their weight and other wellness information or pay a monthly fee. The new policy shows how companies, in addition to offering incentives for workers to become healthier, are adding penalties for those who don’t shape up. It's all about lowering healthcare costs.
Oct 19, 2012 The very wealthy have access to lots of things most of us don't -- that's just the way it goes. But what about when it's a matter or life or death?
Jul 6, 2012 There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Jun 27, 2012 A big chunk of "consumer spending" is really money we spend on health care.
Mar 13, 2012 Americans share little confidence in their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. The 22nd Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefits Research Institute is stagnant at historically low levels.
Mar 2, 2012 When you're in pain and in need of treatment, it's hard to pay really close attention to your health care choices. Commentator Renee Lux describes how treating her stiff neck led to a huge hike in her insurance costs.
Feb 17, 2012 The price of looking after your pet is rising as far and fast as the cost of human healthcare. Gregory Warner reports on why we are willing to pay so much for our animals.
MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns
Feb 24, 2011 As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...