Op-Ed Contributor: Hospitals’ Red Blanket Problem
If some patients are labeled V.I.P., does that mean the others aren’t?
Health Care Co-op Closings Narrow Consumers’ Choices
Some officials blame the government’s actions for the shuttering of some of these start-ups created under the Affordable Care Act....
Thousands Who Didn’t File Tax Returns May Lose Health Care Subsidies
People with very low incomes are not usually required to file a tax return, but must do so to keep premium tax credits provided under the...
Dr. Beny Primm, Pioneer in AIDS Prevention, Dies at 87
Dr. Primm was a so-so student who went on to became a physician intent on fighting drug addiction and H.I.V.
Texas Orders Health Clinics to Turn Over Patient Data
State health department investigators ordered women’s care centers to turn over documents, including patients’ records and employees’ home...
Leading Malaria Vaccine Gets Mixed Reviews
Two respected medical voices urged caution on the leading candidate for a malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, while two other expert panels recommended...
Health Law’s Revamped Site, HealthCare.gov, to Debut on Sunday
Some features are still to be added as the government tries to improve the website used to help people select health plans through the Affordable...
Pediatricians Are Asked to Join Fight Against Childhood Hunger
The American Academy of Pediatrics wants pediatricians to question parents and refer those lacking food to various resources for assistance....
The New Old Age: To Reach Seniors, Tech Start-Ups Must First Relate to Them
Digital devices intended to transform elder care often fail, in part because tech entrepreneurs don’t fully understand the task or the consumers....
Well: Health Quiz: Bad Carbs, Turkey Trots and Brain Boosters
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
Ask Well: Is Grass-Fed Beef Better for You?
Grass-fed beef tends to be higher in some nutrients, and studies suggest it may contain fewer bacteria that can cause food poisoning — which could...
Nurse Held by New Jersey Over Ebola Exposure Sues Christie
Kaci Hickox, who was forced into quarantine last year after she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said that Gov. Chris Christie and...