Every five minutes a child in Southeast Asia dies from an infection caused by drug-resistant bacteria -- a situation that is likely to get worse.
In the midst of my clinical clerkships for medical school, as I sat here studying at times what feel like endless articles, as I sat here typing count...
Republicans have made it clear from the first week of 2016 what their priorities are and whose side they are on. Women across the country are watching, they don't like what they see, and they won't forget.
Our aim is to improve the value of care the health system provides. As an industry, we should not be so wed to any one particular model that we fail to see how they must evolve to achieve higher quality, better patient experience and lower costs.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. One group frequently gets left out of the messaging, transgender people on the masculine spectrum. One in five trans* men refuse healthcare because doctors and other medical personal refer to them as the wrong gender.
We're living in a society of rising disease prevalence, unsustainable health care costs and the near-certainty that health care, as a public policy issue, will continue to be contentious in Washington and on the campaign trail. In 2016, it's time to change our collective attitude.
Diabetes is a self-managed condition. That means the person with diabetes must take care of it each and every day --- and know how to do so. There's ...
Here is what is rarely acknowledged and speaks volumes about Obama's impact: we now accept the sea change in the lives of most Americans that the Affordable Care Act swept in. No one serious challenges the Affordable Care Act's guarantee of insurance coverage for all without the threat of preexisting conditions, the new coverage for the prescription drug benefits for seniors and much more.
As state legislative sessions get underway and governors in states like Alabama, Louisiana, South Dakota and Wyoming prepare to push for Medicaid expansion in 2016, this latest research underscores why expansion is the right choice.
Depending on how you count, Rep. Mike Coffman has now voted six or seven times to strip funding from Planned Parenthood.
Ethiopia's leadership deserves credit for recognizing the importance of serving all their communities, regardless of geographic challenges, and for continuing to innovate and experiment with new ways to improve health outcomes for every child, everywhere.
Successful acquisitions are not always about forcing a company to fit the acquiring company's mold -- it's a mutual learning opportunity. We aim to answer the question: How do we take the best of both worlds and create something even better?
Loneliness tends to arrive unexpectedly, we don't begin our lives expecting to feel this way, and it can affect any of us, at any time in our lives.
Advances in scientific discovery are converging with unparalleled policy and regulatory action for medical research. At FasterCures, we have surveyed the landscape and interviewed subject matter experts to come up with our recommendations of the top 10 issues to keep an eye on in 2016.
We are beginning to see signs that Congress may be willing to move beyond the partisan divide over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which hopefully means that we can fix problems with current law, build upon what is working, and continue to make progress in improving our nation's health care system. It is about time.
Cartoons by Haidee Soule Merritt. Used with permission. I don't make New Year's resolutions. Let's be frank, where in my brain would there be room f...