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What’s Up, Doc? When Your Doctor Rushes Like The Road Runner

To physician Larry Shore of My Health Medical Group in San Francisco, it’s no surprise that patients give doctors low […]

Doctors Look Likely To Resist Change On PSA Tests

Forgive me, if you’re suffering from PSA policy fatigue. But there are a few more things I thought you might […]

Call For Emergency Action On Polio Eradication

The drive to wipe polio from the face of the earth is in jeopardy. Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan are the […]

By Putting Patients First, Hospital Tries To Make Care More Personal

No one likes to go to the hospital. But some hospitals around the nation are trying to make their patients’ […]

Will Men And Their Doctors Change Course On PSA Tests?

The dust is nowhere near settled over advice that men of all ages should forgo a routine blood test to […]

Compensating Organ Donors Becomes ‘Talk Of The Nation’

When we first kicked around the idea of asking people to share their opinions about compensating organ donors, it was […]

Dangerous Gut Bacteria Move Outside Hospitals, Infect Kids

Infections with the bacterium Clostridium difficile hit record numbers in recent years. Now there’s evidence the hard-to-treat infections are becoming […]

Health Insurance Cutbacks Squeeze The Insured

Amber Cooper and her husband were doing OK. They both had jobs. A healthy 5-year-old son, a house in Riverbank, […]

Easier Colon Cancer Test Works Well, But Colonoscopy’s Still King

A big study of a colon cancer test called flexible sigmoidoscopy may provide a good example of how a cheaper, […]

Shoddy Drugs Threaten Malaria Treatment

A look at malaria drugs being used in places that are hotbeds for the mosquito-borne illness finds that many of […]

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