According to a recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 18.5% of American children and 39.6% of American adults were classified as obese as of 2015-2016, the most recent years for which statistics are available. The results are statistically …Continue Reading
According to a major new study, many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer may forego chemotherapy with minimal risk to their health or their overall cancer treatment. They study is to be presented today at a meeting the American Society …Continue Reading
Venture capitalists have begun seeking opportunities in an unlikely place: health care companies that focus on low-income and senior populations through government insurance programs like Medicare and Medicaid.
The trend is highlighting a change in business investment from health products …Continue Reading
According to numbers released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today, nearly 12 million people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, during the 2018 open enrollment period. That number is a slight …Continue Reading
California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into healthcare provider Aetna after a former medical director testified under oath that he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. The former Aetna official said that …Continue Reading
Nine states are considering instituting their own healthcare mandates less than two months after Congress repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate as part of their tax overhaul package. Proposals being considered in California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont …Continue Reading