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Feds: Standardizing Electronic Health Payments Could Save $4.5 Billion

Here’s a twist. You know how you keep hearing that the Affordable Care Act is doing little more than raising […]

State Impact: No More State Help for Those with Teeth Trouble

There’s no more funding for Dentists for the Disabled and Elderly in Need of Treatment, and some wonder where those in need will get care.

Feds To Rein In Use Of Some Antibiotics On Animals

The Food and Drug Administration is moving to stop the use of some antibiotics on animals. The agency wants to […]

Number Of Twins Soars As Older Moms Turn To Fertility Treatments

The number of twins born each year in the United States has more than doubled since 1980, federal health officials […]

In US, Hospital Round Trips More Common For Heart Attack Patients

If a heart attack sends you to an American hospital, you’ll probably go home after only two or three nights. […]

Why A Teen Who Talks Back May Have A Bright Future

If you’re the parent of a teenager, you likely find yourself routinely embroiled in disputes with your child. Those disputes […]

Study: Weight-Loss Surgery Can Cut Deaths From Heart Attacks, Strokes

Most patients who undergo bariatric surgery lose weight and experience other health benefits. They have less heart disease, diabetes and […]

Should Doctors Be ‘Parsimonious’ About Health Care?

A major medical group issued ethical guidelines on Monday that take the provocative position of urging doctors to consider cost-effectiveness […]

Making The Best Of A Hospital Stay By Quitting Smoking

When smokers are in the hospital, they typically have to give up cigarettes for as long as they’re there. Most […]

To Your Health: Time For New Resolutions

When the New Year’s parties end, a lot of us are left with some tough promises to keep. This year, […]

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