Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 13, 2014 But years of awareness campaigns and PSAs have patients asking for them, and doctors prescribing
Feb 5, 2014 The realization that cigarettes and pharmacies are a very odd pairing.
Feb 4, 2014 The new health insurance markets should moderate healthcare costs.
Jan 16, 2014 New research finds a strong link between daily stock returns and hospital admissions.
Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
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.