November 20, 2019
While patients with health insurance receive the influenza shot at no cost to them, the common health care service serves as an example of how opaqueness in health care pricing can cost patients in the long run, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis.
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.
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.
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."
November 15, 2019
Apple on Friday announced it will remove all vaping-related apps from its "App Store," as the number of cases of a vaping-linked lung illness continues to rise.
The number of deaths due to drug-resistant infections in the United States have declined, but the number of these infections are on the rise, indicating that so-called "superbugs" present a greater risk to public health than previously thought, according to a CDC report released Wednesday.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 14, 2019
Henry Ford Health System on Monday announced that it performed what the health system believes is the first double-lung transplant for a patient with a vaping-related illness.
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