Health Care at a glance

Gregory White, 7, who has cystic fibrosis, sits next to Dr. Charles Dumont, a Loyola University pediatric gastroenterologist.

How a $150 million investment turned into $3.3 billion

Nov 19, 2014
The Cystic Fibrosis foundation has sold its royalty rights to a drug it helped fund.
Posted In: drugs, drug testing, health insurers

Trying to outrun aging

Nov 18, 2014
Researchers are optimistic about recent efforts to delay the effects of aging and, perhaps, extend life spans.
Posted In: elderly, aging, Health, fountain of youth
Picwell executives Jay Silverstein and Jonathan Kolstad

There's a business opportunity behind open enrollment

Nov 13, 2014
Companies are trying to eliminate the hassle that comes with choosing insurance.
Posted In: ACA, Health care and insurance, healthcare.gov, health exchanges
 Hisham Uadadeh enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

Let's do the numbers of Obamacare enrollment

Nov 11, 2014
Will there be 13 million people enrolled this year? Or 9 million?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, DOH, health care
Hisham Uadadeh walks out of Leading Insurance Agency after enrolling in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

What GOP victories mean for the Affordable Care Act

Nov 6, 2014
Republican gains may not mean repeal for 'Obamacare,' but other changes may occur.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, midterm elections, Senate, Barack Obama
US President Barack Obama.

Obamacare in the Supreme Court (again)

Nov 3, 2014
The Affordable Care Act's legal gauntlet isn't over yet.
Posted In: Obamacare, constitutional, Supreme Court, ACA

BARDA: The venture capital firm buried in the U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014
HHS is paying for expedited drug research on Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola vaccine, BARDA
Professor Adrian Hill, chief investigator of the trials with the Ebola vaccine called Chimp Adenovirus type 3 (ChAd3), holds up a vial in September in Oxford, England. Johnson & Johnson announced they will begin testing an Ebola virus vaccine.

The economics behind the rush for an Ebola vaccine

Oct 22, 2014
Believe it or not, experts say the profit motive is secondary.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola vaccine, Johnson & Johnson
Barbara Smith, a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, demonstrates Oct. 21 to health care professionals in at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York City how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the E

The piece that's missing from new CDC guidelines

Oct 21, 2014
Having protective gear is part of the solution, but so is an educated workforce.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC, public health

Have you got what it takes to be a government 'Czar'?

Oct 17, 2014
Here's what you'll need to qualify for the job.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola Czar, pay czar
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