Efforts to rate doctor quality include pay-for-performance and online reviews.
A multi-study analysis finds no benefit for prevention of heart problems.
Fact sheets show how much you need of what, and which supplements work and which don’t.
Santa Fe Opera tells the story of Oppenheimer and the Trinity nuclear test.
Disrupted circadian rhythms affect many body organs. Even wearing sunglasses can help.
Scientists explore interspecies variations, hoping to find better ways of treating or preventing the disease in humans.
A pediatricians group says kids drink way too much juice. Parents should offer fruit instead.
After the plan was struck down in federal court, federal health officials decided to reconsider it.
The company faces many lawsuits brought by women who claim the implant caused severe health problems.
The number of customers sickened by a parasite linked to McDonald's salads has increased to 163 people across 10 states.
The source of the multistate outbreak is unknown.
It's hard to reason with people who embrace conspiracy theories, but some strategies are more effective than others.
An attorney representing the woman and her partner says the mistake is “truly unbelievable” and expressed concern that more families could be impacted. University Hospitals said the suggestion is “inaccurate” and supports the request for a gag order against attorneys representing plaintiffs.
The Interior Department contract for an expedited environmental review allows three months to respond to hundreds of thousands of public comments.
The report finds that the EPA wasn't alone in its failure to address the crisis affecting a city of nearly 100,000.
Documents shed new light on how the former administrator’s preferences drove travel planning at the agency.
The proposal would strike language that guides officials to ignore economic impacts when determining how wildlife should be protected.
The Food and Drug Administration is creating a working group to consider importation in cases of scarcity or price hikes.
The relationship between Neanderthals and fire is “kind of a hot topic,” archaeologists say
A new study shows that young adults had a sharp increase in deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease.
The average increase in California is smaller than the double-digit hikes expected around the nation, due largely to a healthier mix of enrollees and more competition in its marketplace. Still, health insurance prices keep growing faster than wages and general inflation.
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico, and Erin Mershon of STAT News discuss a series of health policy court decisions on everything from prescription drug discounts to soda taxes. Plus, Rovner, interviews health care futurist and consultant Jeff Goldsmith.
Some California children with serious health care problems wait more than a year for wheelchairs, bath benches, commodes, specialized crutches and other crucial medical equipment. Critics blame the delays on a confusing bureaucratic maze of private insurers and public programs.