Health Care at a glance

New effort ranks drug-makers by impact

Jan 23, 2015
The idea is to give companies another incentive to treat infectious diseases.
Posted In: global health, geneva, malaria
A woman is given an instant HIV/AIDS test.

Striving to get to 'HIV zero'

Jan 22, 2015
Washington, D.C., and other cities are making inroads against spread of HIV/AIDS.
Posted In: HIV, AIDS, disease, Health

Study links higher Medicaid payments to accessibility

Jan 22, 2015
The report comes a few weeks after a temporary bump in rates ended.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act
Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Ray Grigorio, a nurse practitioner at a CVS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The CDC announced last week the strain of dominant influenza has mutated, leaving people who got the flu shot vulnerable

President Obama aims to pass Healthy Families Act

Jan 15, 2015
The plan would allow workers to earn more paid sick time.
Posted In: sick leave, health care, sickness

Health care cost increases slow, but so have wages

Jan 8, 2015
A bigger share of Americans' household budgets goes to health care costs.
Posted In: healthcare, premium, wage growth

Apps help employees care for aging parents

Jan 7, 2015
Helping employees with care may help them stay focused at work
Posted In: app, health care, benefits, eldercare

Gym plans in the New Year? Economists think otherwise

Jan 2, 2015
Why almost half of people with gym memberships are no-shows.
Posted In: gym, New Year's resolutions, exercise
A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

What health care in 2015 will look like

Dec 26, 2014
Health care in the New Year may be more convenient but cost more.
Posted In: health care, ACA, 2015

A new drug becomes the only option for some patients

Dec 22, 2014
Prescription-drug benefit company makes an exclusive deal with drug-maker.
Posted In: abbvie, Express Scripts, prescription drugs

The math behind health care's crazy inflation

Dec 22, 2014
Costs keep going up, but what about value?
Posted In: health care, medical costs, health insurance
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