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 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 13, 2013 New guidelines say not to focus too much on your cholesterol levels.
Oct 18, 2013 Employers are rolling out benefit programs that create financial incentives for healthier habits. But does it work?
Dec 6, 2013 Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.
Kate Archer Kent
Sep 30, 2013 Even though they are not proven to be more effective than traditional treatment methods, more than a dozen proton beam therapy centers are under construction across the country, including one in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Sep 26, 2013 The science says yes.
Sep 25, 2013 Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, was named one of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' winners today. He organized a system in Camden, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, that tracks down the poorest patients who need care.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 25, 2013 Starting next week, federally run exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act will officially roll out in 36 states. And we now have our first detailed look at the prices.