• HHS just deleted 20 years' worth of medical guidelines

    July 17, 2018

    A spokesperson for HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says budget cuts led the agency to remove from the internet a database containing nearly 20 years of evidence-backed medical guidelines for thousands of conditions and procedures.

  • Hey Alexa, you don't provide great medical advice, providers say

    July 17, 2018

    An analysis of tools used by Amazon's Alexa to diagnose symptoms and suggest treatments shows Alexa does not provide patients with adequate medical advice.

  • Your food label—decoded

    July 17, 2018

    Food label experts shed light on what consumers can ignore and what they should not miss when reviewing a product's nutrition label.

  • Doc groups urge CMS to reinstate ACA's risk-adjustment payments

    July 17, 2018

    A coalition of six physician groups are urging the Trump administration to reverse its decision to freeze billions of dollars in risk-adjustment payments, and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-Texas) says he is talking with the administration about restoring the payments.

  • Why do women freeze their eggs? It might not be why you think.

    July 17, 2018

    The stereotype that women who freeze their eggs usually are doing so to focus on their careers might be misguided, according to a study presented this month at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology's conference in Spain.

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