Republicans and Democrats agreed on a promising health insurance reform? Unheard of. Absurd. Medicare's Innovation Center put it in motion without opposition from Capitol Hill? Unthinkable. Or maybe a miracle of miracles is happening in Washington.
Over the past year, there have been several reports indicating America's health status has taken a turn for the worse.
“The effects of this delay in funding is probably going to be felt years down the road,” said Dr. Bruce Lee, an associate professor of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Sugary beverages have been blamed for a spike in childhood obesity. With the rising number of cases among youth with chronic conditions that were once only seen in older adults—such as Type 2 diabetes—cities and states have passed laws attempting to limit consumption of the drinks.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that genetic testing company 23andMe can't be sued over allegations that it misled customers about its test kit because the claims belong in arbitration.
Michelle Obama during her nearly eight years in the White House succeeded in changing the national conversation about diet and exercise, and gave a major boost to transparency about the foods we eat.
HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said she will divert federal funds to support efforts to develop a Zika vaccine.
The American Medical Association has partnered with Intermountain Healthcare and a health information technology firm in an effort to use digital health services to prevent Type 2 diabetes.
People in diverse corners of healthcare are hopeful new legislation will ease growing consumer anxiety over higher medical deductibles. And it might have a chance of becoming law because the cause comes from rare bipartisan ground.
Progress made over the past decade to improve the eating habits of U.S. adults has not narrowed racial and socioeconomic disparities, according to a new study.
Shortly after Anja Busse was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, the 11-year-old reached out to Mattel, the parent company of the American Girl dolls, with an idea.
David Dunlap, president and CEO of Roper St. Francis, announced he's retiring at the end of the year.