Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Jan 3, 2014 For decades, sharing cigarettes has been common practice for China’s government officials. But president Xi Jinping is cracking down on smoking to revamp the party’s image.
Dec 30, 2013 At last count, the nation was spending $6.5 billion a year treating mental illness, substance abuse and chronic conditions in prisons.
Dec 17, 2013 GlaxoSmithKline says it will stop paying doctors to prescribe its drugs and will stop rewarding its sales reps for higher sales. The company has tested the approach in the U.S., judging salesmen on their medical and business knowledge, instead of how many drugs they sell.
Dec 12, 2013 Many small insurers expected a bonanza of new customers when Healthcare.gov began on Oct. 1, but the website's problems made the first weeks very quiet for them.
Nov 26, 2013 As the Obama administration continues its erratic roll out of health care reform, halfway around the world in Indonesia, authorities are getting ready to introduce the world's biggest universal health care program.
Nov 20, 2013 Changes in the insurance system are leading more consumers to consider what they expect in their health care and how much it is worth to them.
Nov 13, 2013 New guidelines say not to focus too much on your cholesterol levels.
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Nov 12, 2013 Michelle Obama has a new pet project: Getting kids into college. But will her involvement help or hurt the initiative?
Nov 8, 2013 Expert says the current woes of the Affordable Care Act's website are just the beginning.