African-Americans are disproportionately affected by states opting not to expand Medicaid, according to an analysis released by the Urban Institute.
The new wellness center that opened in Gretna, La., in September might seem like a typical gathering place for senior citizens.
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis., and other news makers
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis.
Voters in a number of states decided on a variety of hotly contested state ballot initiatives last week, including measures to regulate health insurance rate increases, hike medical liability damage caps, restrict abortions, make experimental medical treatments more available to patients, and...
Amid a tidal wave of Republican election wins, supporters of so-called right-to-try laws claimed victory as Arizona overwhelmingly approved a measure that will allow dying patients to get drugs and medical devices not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Voters in a number of states decided a variety of hotly contested state ballot initiatives, including measures to regulate health insurance rate increases, hike medical liability damage caps, lay the foundation for new abortion restrictions and make experimental medical treatments more available to...
The U.S. Justice Department says the operator of community health centers in Baton Rouge, La., and a patient recruiter for a community mental health center in Houston have been sentenced in a $258 million Medicare fraud scheme.
Publicly traded health insurers have been reporting higher figures in their individual markets as they offer insurance to people though exchanges built under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. They're also benefiting from another provision of the law: Medicaid expansion.
The state sent a letter to members of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which is holding its annual conference in New Orleans next week. If they've recently been to any of the West African countries where the virus has infected more than 13,000 people, they shouldn't attend the...
Although they work on a daily basis with dying patients and their grieving families, employees with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency consider their work to be life-affirming.
The 125 employees at St. Martin Hospital, a 25-bed critical-access hospital in Breaux Bridge, La., each year sign a pledge renewing their commitment to be respectful and supportive of one another. Their promises create a culture that makes for a happy workplace.
The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday that Irish drugmaker Shire will pay $56.5 million to settle allegations it broke the law in promoting five different drugs, including its attention deficit disorder drugs Adderall XR and Vyvanse.