November 7, 2019
Living donors continue to be rare in the United States, but there is a more exclusive population of donors who take on great risk for the reward of helping a family member, or even a stranger.
November 6, 2019
An E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce infected 23 people between July and September of this year, and while CDC and FDA learned the source of the outbreak in early October, FDA did not announce the outbreak publicly until last week.
Haven—the joint health care venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase—in 2020 will pilot two health plans on 30,000 JPMorgan employees in Arizona and Ohio, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Google Health Vice President David Feinberg at a conference last week outlined a vision for an electronic health record search function powered by Google technology.
November 5, 2019
A coalition of medical groups are calling on Congress and the Trump administration to more closely regulate tobacco and e-cigarette companies as the number of cases of a vaping-linked lung illness exceeds 1,800.
HHS on Friday issued a proposed rule that would allow entities that receive grants from federal health agencies to choose not to work with people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Eleven states currently are experiencing local or regional influenza activity, according to the latest CDC data. See what flu activity looks like in your state with our interactive map.
Doctors from the hospital that treated a patient who died after a fecal microbiota transplant published a case study on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine that offers more details on the case as well as another case in which a patient became severely ill from the procedure.
November 1, 2019
A former Juul executive in a lawsuit filed this week alleged the company shipped one million "contaminated" mint-flavored e-cigarette nicotine pods to retailers, and then failed to recall the products and warn consumers.
CMS on Thursday finalized two separate rules that will increase Medicare payments for home health agencies and end-stage renal disease care.
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