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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation shielding patients from getting a huge bill when their insurance company and medical provider can't agree on payment.
Experts caution that as ECMO becomes more available, it is also being used as a last-ditch attempt to buy more time for dying patients with poor chances of survival.
Neuromonitoring made sense for the type of surgery Liv Cannon had. The bill did not.
Over and over again, the high cost associated with air ambulance service gives patients the biggest sticker shock.
Fentanyl users may be using naloxone to reverse as many overdoses as paramedics — or more.
HHS seeks to change how far civil rights protections extend and how those protections are enforced.
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Spravato maker Janssen provided the FDA modest evidence that it worked and only in limited trials. It presented no information about the use of Spravato beyond 60 weeks.
Public health departments are redirecting scarce resources to try to control the spread of measles. Their success relies on shoe-leather detective work.
In a program called My Life, My Story, volunteer writers seek out vets at the VA hospitals, ask them all about their lives, and write up a thousand-word biography.