Advocates and critics of homeopathic therapies went head to head Monday and Tuesday over the value of these controversial products and whether they should be regulated by the Food and Drug Administration the same way conventional pharmaceutical products are.
Every year, more than a million children under age 3 undergo operations in the nation's hospitals using anesthetics that the Food and Drug Administration and many clinical scientists fear may be damaging their developing brains.
The CMS paid out more than $380 million in incentive payments through its physician quality-reporting system and electronic-prescribing incentive programs, but more than 400,000 providers accepted pay cuts rather than participate.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush wants to require everyone to fill out an advance directive governing their end-of-life care before they can receive Medicare benefits. His proposal is both ironic and politically audacious.