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Influenza poses a far greater threat to Americans than the coronavirus from China that has made headlines around the world.
The disappointing results from Camden caused some angst among health officials working on the model.
When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common place of death.
The demand for freer exchange of healthcare information is creating an electronic health record market estimated to reach $38 billion by 2025.
Healthcare bills and budget initiatives are heavy on ideas and dollars — and on opposition from powerful industries.
Sleep is the latest in an ever-growing list of wellness issues that firms are targeting to improve workers' health and lower medical costs.
Some hospitals are ditching the ritual of covering reproductive organs and fetuses during imaging exams.
The new law won't protect consumers whose health plan isn't regulated by the state.
In rural areas, where high-deductible plans are even more prevalent and incomes tend to be lower, patients often struggle to pay those deductibles.
Patients receiving extra support were just as likely to return to the hospital within 180 days as those not receiving that help.