July 25, 2019
In 2016, a number of United States diplomats in Cuba began experiencing symptoms—including headaches, blurred vision, and hearing phantom sounds—that have yet to be explained, and now, a new study shows changes in the diplomats' brains.
Allergan on Wednesday announced a global recall of the company's Biocell textured breast implants, after FDA found a link between the implants and a sharp increase in cases of and deaths involving a rare cancer.
Bill Curry, a consultant and physicist, in 2000 presented two reports supposedly showing a link between wireless signals and brain cancer, but while his conclusion has since been debunked, the myth of the connection remains pervasive today.
Amazon has bolstered its health and wellness offerings as the company continues its push into health care, but a recent customer story showcases the difficulties Amazon faces in the mostly unregulated supplement market—and the potential risks for consumers.
A federal judge who earlier this year struck down Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's approval of Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire, but it is unclear how the judge will rule in the latest case.
Robert Pearl, a physician and former CEO of Kaiser's Permanente Medical Group, writing for Vox explains what leads people to make "regrettable" decisions—and how they can make better ones.
July 24, 2019
Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the ranking member on the committee, on Tuesday introduced a sweeping bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs by changing various Medicare and Medicaid policies, but the bill quickly drew criticism from congressional Republicans and the pharmaceutical industry.
Private insurance claims for all telehealth services surged between 2014 and 2018, according to a new white paper from Fair Health.
Major issues at Indian Health Service hospitals have led to unsafe conditions for patients, risky opioid prescribing practices, and information technology vulnerabilities, according to two reports released Monday by HHS' Office of Inspector General.
Google offers more accurate provider information than many health plan directories, such as health plans' Medicare Advantage directories and exchange plan directories, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care.
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