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Trained Interpreters Can Help Prevent Medical Errors

When someone arrives at the hospital who doesn’t speak English very well, it’s common for workers at the hospital who […]

Katie Beckett Defied The Odds, Helped Other Disabled Kids Live Longer

A few years ago, I asked a 13-year-old girl who was receiving care for cystic fibrosis on a Medicaid program […]

Catholic Groups Sue Obama Administration Over Birth Control Rule

So much for compromise. A total of 43 Catholic educational, charitable and other entities filed a dozen lawsuits in federal […]

Health Think Tank Crunches Health Prices For The Masses

It turns out we may not know nearly as much about all the money spent on health care in the […]

Your Stories Of Being Sick Inside The U.S. Health Care System

To get a feeling for what being sick in America is really like, and to help us understand the findings […]

Poll: What It’s Like To Be Sick In America

In the lull between the Supreme Court arguments over the federal health overhaul law and the decision expected in June, […]

Hepatitis C Cases In Rural Wisconsin Underscore Drug Link

Yes, hepatitis C is big among baby boomers. And the feds are moving toward a recommendation that all of them […]

CDC Tells Baby Boomers To Get Tested For Hepatitis C

When it comes to hepatitis C, things that happened to baby boomers back in the day can make all the […]

For Athletes, Dealing With Pain May Be A Big Gain

Ever wonder why some people can run a 50-mile ultramarathon while for others even the thought of such endurance sports […]

Glenn Close: Mental Illness Shouldn’t Be Old News

U.S. audiences know her from the Oscar-nominated films Fatal Attraction, Air Force One and Albert Nobbs, and the Emmy-winning TV […]

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