Around 11% of U.S. adults skipped medication doses in order to reduce their prescription drug costs, including just over one-third of uninsured adults, according to a data brief from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Tuesday said FDA might consider temporarily removing all pod and cartridge e-cigarettes from the U.S. market if youth e-cigarette use increases this year.
Three advocacy groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for approving a Medicaid waiver in New Hampshire that allows the state to eliminate retroactive Medicaid coverage and impose work requirements on certain beneficiaries.
Claudi Knafo’s 2012 story inspired a groundbreaking New York law to prevent "surprise" medical bills, but the law would not have protected Knafo from her unexpected, six-figure bill.
The average doctor in the United States has an income of about $300,000 per year, roughly twice as much as physicians in other wealthy countries, but it is unclear whether U.S. physicians are being "seriously overpaid," as one economist argues—or fairly compensated for being high-skilled, highly trained workers.