Apr 4, 2013 A report in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine says the U.S. spends more on treating dementia than any other disease including cancer and heart disease.
Apr 4, 2013 National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins says government funding is the best way to support large scientific enterprises and fundamental health advances.
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.
Mar 12, 2013 A list for some tips and tricks to keep some processed foods to a minimum.
Feb 15, 2013 Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is pioneering the ICU of the future to help keep the sickest patients from getting sicker.
Feb 8, 2013 A banking analyst makes the decision to leave his job at the age of 51, two years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Jan 22, 2013 His own cat bit him. Then David Lazarus got an infection. Surgery, tests and a hospital stay later, his total bill came to $55,000.
Jan 11, 2013 Clunky programs, high costs and incompatible systems are factors in failure to save billions.
Jan 7, 2013 A robust global economy spreads wealth -- and pandemics like the flu, SARS, even the plague.
Dec 6, 2012 A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.