Documents examined by Kaiser Health News shed light on the workings of the Trump administration’s “Drug Pricing and Innovation Working Group.”
Armed with strict guidelines and motivated by sheer urgency, a specialized team of nurses makes the rounds, seeking to thwart the No. 1 killer in U.S. hospitals.
An analysis by the Environmental Defense Fund found lead more commonly in baby food than in other food. Lead was often present in fruit juice, though the research did not measure the level of contamination.
California is one of only nine states — in addition to the District of Columbia — that spent more than half of their long-term care Medicaid dollars on home- and community-based services rather than on nursing homes. The Golden State ranked 9th in the nation in the quality of its overall long-term care services, up from 15th six years ago.
The Seattle case, the first to reach trial in the U.S., offers possible glimpse into fate of some two dozen lawsuits against manufacturing giant Olympus, accused of failing to address scope contamination linked to numerous deaths. The company faults poor hospital cleaning practices.
The Senate’s secret deliberation on the health bill overhaul is part of a long, slow slide away from transparency. And I’m a witness.
The controversial proposal was discarded in last-minute state budget negotiations. It would have extended benefits to undocumented immigrants from ages 19 to 26.
This year’s American Diabetes Association scientific meeting comes with a hefty price — a policy of no photography and limits on social media. That did not go over well on Twitter.
The state ranks near the top in children’s health but near the bottom in terms of their overall economic well-being, according to a study released Tuesday.
With lots of questions about the 2018 insurance market still in play, someone who is between jobs might want to stick with their job-based insurance at least until the outlines of the health law’s marketplaces are clear in the fall.