Health Care - Most Commented
May 8, 2013
You wouldn't dream of buying a new laptop without comparing prices -- why should health care be any different? The government is releasing new data about what hospitals charge in various places for medical procedures, and the prices vary widely.
May 7, 2013
Health care costs have been rising at a slower rate for the last four years. Why? Hint: The answer is not the recession.
May 6, 2013
Viagra is one of the most-counterfeited drugs on the web, and Pfizer's latest effort to tackle that issue is a first.
May 1, 2013
In Oregon, researchers followed 10,000 new enrollees in Medicaid. They used more health care services, but had more to spend on other necessities.
Apr 30, 2013
The new health care law requires individuals to carry health insurance beginning next year, or pay a small fine. Behavioral economists say even a little punishment may go a long way to get people to sign up.
Apr 25, 2013
Millions of Californians will be eligible for healthcare under the new law, and lots of them know nothing about it.
Apr 16, 2013
OxyContin is supposed to come off patent and generic drug makers are excited. But, the FDA may put a stop to it all to wait for safer pills.
Apr 12, 2013
The anniversary brings with it a new and lucrative era of personalized medicine.
Apr 12, 2013
Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 11, 2013
Biogen Idec CEO George Scangos discusses his company's new multiple sclerosis drug, pricing strategy, and research process.