Mar 14, 2012 In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Mar 12, 2012 A new study that predicts that Americans could be spending $25 billion a year by the end of this decade on genetics testing. It's believed that the prospect of being able to sequence whole genomes at an affordable cost now is really a gamechanger.
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.
Mar 12, 2012 Commentator Mark Bittman argues we should regulate sugar like we do cigarettes.
Feb 20, 2012 The Medical College Admission Test will require aspiring doctors to understand people as well as science.
Feb 17, 2012 One of the toughest decisions a pet owner has to make is how and when to end an animal's life. Tess talks with pet owners and a vet about balancing the cost of life and death.
Feb 15, 2012 New research shows that work 100+ hours a week as an investment banker -- or a lawyer or software engineer -- can be a big hazard.
Feb 10, 2012 Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Feb 10, 2012 Under the new plan, even women who work for religious employers will have access to free birth control. It's all because of an insurance company workaround.