Health Care at a glance

Push for IUDs comes from many sides

Sep 30, 2014
Health groups, nonprofits and drug companies have touted intrauterine devices.
Posted In: contraceptive, Planned Parenthood, birth control

How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers

Sep 30, 2014
Commercial insurers are ditching or at least tweaking the way they pay providers.
Posted In: health insurance, health care, Health care and insurance

Taking patient ‘happiness’ more seriously

Sep 26, 2014
Health care takes a page from the hospitality industry playbook.
Posted In: ACA, Affordable Care Act, hospitals

Health care coverage reaches Latinos

Sep 25, 2014
The number of young Latinos not covered by health insurance has fallen by half.
Posted In: healthcare, Latinos, Affordable Care Act
Laboratory rats

NIH gives $10.1 million for gender-balanced research

Sep 23, 2014
How money for 'mice hotels' could improve medical care for women.
Posted In: gender, Health, research
Walmart

At some Wal-Marts, health care in your shopping cart

Sep 23, 2014
Wal-Mart is opening its own health clinics at some stores in the rural South.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, nurses, South
Walmart

At in-store clinics, $4 checkups for Wal-Mart workers

Sep 23, 2014
The company hopes the clinics will help save money on employee health care.
Posted In: Walmart, health care

The shortcomings of the corporate wellness program

Sep 18, 2014
Companies save money by implementing them. But employees bear most of the cost.
Posted In: office behavior, harvard, corporate wellness

How affordable is the Affordable Care Act?

Sep 18, 2014
A new survey suggests many Americans find their ACA coverage affordable.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
My Directives

A place to store your end-of-life wishes

Sep 16, 2014
A web-based system aims to use technology to ease end-of-life decision making.
Posted In: Medicare, doctors, advance medical directive
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