iOS app Android app


Berwick's Exit from Medicare a Loss of a Brother-in-the-Trenches for Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
John Weeks

The forced exit of Don Berwick, MD as administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services was a double whammy for the emerging field of integrative medicine.

RationING, or RationAL? Health Care Cost Control Falls Victim to Ideology

David Ropeik | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics
David Ropeik

To a patient, approving or disapproving coverage of health care based on a comparison of costs against benefits is rationing, in all that word's ugliest meanings. But to everyone suffering from the excessive cost of health care, this sort of decision making is rational.

Pa. 8th Graders' Field Trip Includes Hooters Lunch

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

BERWICK, Pa. -- For one group of central Pennsylvania eighth-graders, a recent field trip to Baltimore included lunch at Hooters – a restaurant ...