Even though promotional drug meetings are one of the most common ways doctors find out about new medications, a new study shows they’re not getting all the information.
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To get their patients up to date on their vaccines and screenings, doctors should make sure they get health checkups themselves.
In the latest volley over the contraceptive Plan B, a federal judge reversed the Department of Health and Human Services decision to restrict over-the-counter availability of the morning after pill to those 17 years or older .
Giving residents less time on duty and more time to sleep was supposed to lead to fewer medical errors. But the latest research shows that’s not the case. What’s going on?
Call them “frankenfish,” but don’t look for genetically engineered salmon at Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods.
As a surgeon, I want to commend Steven Brill on an outstanding article. A detailed discussion about the pricing and profits in health care is long overdue. You succeeded in putting a personal face on this crisis, and yes, it is a …
Researchers looking for previously undiscovered drug side effects are turning to web searches for answers.
How much does it cost to stay healthy? Readers shared their thoughts — and their remarkable health care charges — following Steven Brill’s recent TIME cover story, “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us”
The chemical, found in many plastic products, can interfere with normal brain development.
The cash flow for Sloan-Kettering comes from more than just drug markups. It also comes from the high pricing enabled by a great brand and an enterprise that has learned how to expand the reach of its brand
The new issue of TIME magazine explores the problem of rising medical bills, examining who is setting such high prices and pocketing the biggest profits. Read social media reaction to the cover story here, and share your own thoughts at #bitterpill.
How outrageous pricing and egregious profits are destroying our health care