September 13, 2019
Despite warnings to join forces with a larger health system or face bankruptcy, Memorial Healthcare, a 161-bed rural hospital in Michigan, made the decision to stay independent—and it since has become a profitable hub for neurology.
September 12, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that it has warned three companies for advertising that their cannabidiol products can treat medical conditions without evidence to support those claims.
September 9, 2019
Drinking soft drinks every day—including sugar-free diet sodas—is associated with a greater risk of premature death, according to a study of over 450,000 people published Tuesday in JAMA Internal Medicine, though some experts warn that observational studies like this fail to answer the question of whether drinking diet sodas causes harm or is simply associated with unhealthy behavior.
August 12, 2019
Like millions of others, journalist Dorothy Pomerantz decided to have her DNA analyzed by 23andMe, but she "was devastated" when her results showed a significantly increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer, she writes in a STAT News opinion piece.
August 8, 2019
Researchers at Washington University have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that can detect the condition in asymptomatic patients and might be more sensitive than a PET brain scan, according to a paper published last week in Neurology.
July 18, 2019
Five lifestyle factors could have a significant effect on the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Sunday, while another study published Sunday in JAMA found lifestyle changes could lower dementia risk even for those genetically predisposed to the disease.
July 17, 2019
Fortune last week released its "40 under 40" list of the most influential "entrepreneurs, leaders, and iconoclasts" under 40 years old, including 19 who are known for their contributions to the health care and wellness industries.
July 16, 2019
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who each are seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, have announced separate plans to address high prescription drug costs in the United States.
June 7, 2019
May 29, 2019
Orlando Health in July will open a new 110-bed, four-story rehabilitation center that flipped the traditional health care facility design model on its head, creating what its senior project designer says is "a hotel that offers exceptional medical care."
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