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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
A surgeon’s hands or a robot’s?
Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country to undergo robotic surgery in recent years. Since the first device...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
Study suggests obesity contributes to rise in c-sections
The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section...
MS patient goes to Mexico for stem cell transplant, chance to walk again
Dawn Gusty lay face down on the floor, struggling like an infant to crawl to the next room. Her brain knew what she...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
Chiropractic Care Could Reduce Health Costs, Says Report
Health insurers and employers may see chiropractic services as a nice addition on members' health plans, but a recent...