November 20, 2019
HHS on Monday announced the rate of improper Medicare fee-for-service payments in fiscal year (FY) 2019 was at the lowest point since FY 2010.
FDA on Friday granted Pentax approval to market a duodenoscope with a sterile, disposable elevator—an innovation that reduces the number of parts that need to be cleaned and therefore could lower the odds of transmitting dangerous superbugs.
November 19, 2019
Millennials are experiencing chronic health issues at greater rates than previous generations, which could have a significant effect on their economic potential and health spending in the future, according to a report released this month by Moody's and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Hospitals and health insurers are criticizing the Trump administration's new rules that aim to increase price transparency in the U.S. health system—and four major hospital groups have threatened to file a lawsuit challenging the regulations.
President Trump decided not to sign off on a policy to ban U.S. sales of unapproved flavored e-cigarettes the night before his administration planned to announce the measure, an anonymous adviser to Trump told the Washington Post.
A large, federally funded study found bypass surgeries and stents are not more effective than cholesterol-lowering drugs or healthy habits at preventing heart attacks and deaths, researchers announced Saturday at the American Heart Association's annual meeting—findings that call into question the care of thousands of patients with blocked coronary arteries.
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who each are seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Friday separately announced timelines for implementing their so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals if they are elected president.
After hiding his anxiety disorder for decades, Daryl Tol, CEO of AdventHealth's Central Florida division, during a public address on Wednesday opened up about his past and current experiences with mental health.
November 18, 2019
TIME on Wednesday released its first TIME 100 Next list, naming the 100 "rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health, and more."
The percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes hit an all-time low of 13.7% in 2018, but rates of e-cigarette use increased—especially among young adults—according to CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published Thursday.
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