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Web Exclusive: Healthcare Leaders Reveal Uncertainties About Industry Direction
Dedication to mission is strong and getting stronger, but just how to accomplish that mission is less certain...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Tech turns hospitals into concert halls, diseases into songs
What if, instead of an operating room cluttered with electronic beeps and tones, it were just filled with music? If...
So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
Web Exclusive: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Gets $473M
Projects to be funded by the Department of Health and Human Services awards will explore the effectiveness of drugs...
Web Exclusive: Multidisciplinary Approach Reduces Breast Cancer Deaths
A Norwegian breast cancer screening program indicates multidisciplinary breast cancer management teams in addition to...
Web Exclusive: Women's Health Research Improves, but Not Enough
A dramatic boost in research into women's health issues over two decades has helped reduce the effects of such...
Web Exclusive: The Importance of Knowing Exactly Why We Die
Acceptable codes for cause of death now exist, but don't always explain to statisticians or epidemiologists why...