October 8, 2021
Among the world’s developed countries, the United States holds the unwanted distinction of being a leader in maternal and infant deaths. In an attempt to turn the tide, the federal government last month announced a new $350 million investment.
October 7, 2021
By Seth J. Baum, MD - As a cardiologist, I see health care as more than a political issue. It’s been central to my life for three decades.
October 6, 2021
Health care technology today is advancing as rapidly as any Silicon Valley startup.
October 4, 2021
By Michael D. Shapiro, DO, MCR - What if we – as a health care community – focused on cardiovascular disease prevention with the same level of intensity as we do treatment?
October 1, 2021
New pilot programs to expedite the approval process for drugs that treat rare and currently untreatable diseases could be on the horizon.
September 30, 2021
For as long as the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan has existed, beneficiaries have struggled with out-of-pocket costs. Now, movement on Capitol Hill suggests this may finally be the year for reform.
September 29, 2021
Genetic testing and counseling can be critical for health care providers and patients to make informed treatment choices – especially when it comes to rare diseases.
September 28, 2021
What is a vaccine, a cure or a life-altering medication worth? As more state legislatures across the country explore this very question, their answers – and their methods – may not sync with their constituents’ values.
September 27, 2021
One day, when my son Dean was just seven weeks old, his grandma was over for a visit. She held him as we chatted, but I had a hard time following the conversation.
September 23, 2021
Childhood obesity – worsened by a year of lockdowns and loosely structured online school – is on the rise.