The Obama administration wants Americans to have electronic health records by 2014 as one way to cut costs. But commentator and physician Peter Bach says the next step after that is what will make the difference.
Workers who are laid off not only lose their income, but also their health insurance. So one Seattle doctor is helping patients get the medical care they need -- without the huge costs. Ruby de Luna reports.
Today is the 14th annual Kick Butts Day, and students across the country will highlight the health hazards of smoking. But they have a lot of work to do if they want to combat $13 billion in tobacco advertising. Danielle Karson reports.
Kellogg's CEO David Mackay is urging Congress to improve government regulation on food safety. His company lost nearly $70 million in recalled products after the salmonella outbreak in peanuts. Steve Henn reports.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is buying up the rest of the shares in California-based Genentech. The combined group will be the seventh-largest drugs company in the U.S. Stephen Beard reports what new powers this will give Roche.
A recent open house at a popular LA hair transplant clinic was packed with men. But LA Times business columnist David Lazarus told Bill Radke the rise in demand is less for vanity and more to maintain a competitive edge in the job market.
New technology and increased funding is allowing doctors to monitor their patients' health virtually through computer chips. But as technology revolutionizes the health care field, there are some kinks to be worked out. Caitlan Carroll reports.