Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:42pm
Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, who works in one of the poorest, most violent places in America, has developed a system that's tackling two of health care's most intrinsic problems: cost and quality of care. Watch a webcast where he discusses his model for care.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:14pm
A retired doctor wonders why Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz is sponsoring a visit by a private company that does screening tests that US experts do not recommend for the general population.
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 5:00am
What is the latest science telling us about the potential health consequences of breathing contaminated air?
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 5:00am
The average man or woman on the street who needs insurance doesn’t care one whit what policy wonks and partisan bloggers have to say about premium costs. They will decide to buy or not buy based on their pocketbooks, a point overlooked in the media rush to report the spin.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00am
Reporters interested in exploring topics requiring in-depth investigative elements should check out the latest fellowships. Also listed are opportunities at Kaiser Health News and Modern Healthcare.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 6:00am
For my fellowship project, I set out to answer as many possible questions and scenarios that might happen when the Affordable Care Act rolls out, in the hope of preventing some confusion later on.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 5:00am
Southern California’s The Press-Enterprise newspaper recently published an extensively reported, in-depth look at air pollution in the Inland Empire and invited community members to a discussion about ways to improve the situation.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 1:09am
People living with HIV have continued to demonstrate their ability in implementing activities that relate to the issues relating to HIV and AIDS in Luwero district of Uganda.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 5:00am
When faced with cancer, here are some tips to decide if it is best to rely on local medical care or consider traveling to a big-name medical center given the hassle and expense.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 7:27pm
Mental health providers in Illinois acknowledge that the state is in a dire budget situation. They say they have become more resourceful, finding ways to continue serving their patients and hope that the Affordable Care Act will help their situation.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 5:00am
A new book suggests ways to reform the rules governing sperm and egg donations. I've teased out the five I find most intriguing to start a conversation about the fertility industry and the families that have formed as a result.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 11:31am
Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 and its first use in the 1930s and 1940s, antibiotics have been life-saving wonder drugs. But in some senses, we have killed the goose that laid the golden egg.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 6:00am
Leaders in the Los Angeles County schools have voted in more P.E. teachers. Getting kids out of their chairs isn’t just about warding off chronic disease either. Research has shown that regular work-outs can improve brain function and development, as well as strengthen focus.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 5:00am
Poughkeepsie Journal reporter Sarah Bradshaw has been writing about the malpractice cases of Dr. Spyros Panos with great skill and clarity of mind for three years, and if regulators finally get a handle on what happened here, it will be to her credit.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 7:00am
Extend your knowledge and capabilities while participating in workshops or fellowships available from coast to coast.