C-section

One More Woman Dies After C-section

Officials say Tuesday’s death is not like those that occurred last week A woman who underwent C-section at Niloufer Hospital on Monday died of complications...

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

Facing acute risks to their businesses from Washington policymakers, health companies spent more than $2 million to buy access to the incoming Trump administration...
PhRMA

Nonprofit Linked To PhRMA Rolls Out Campaign To Block Drug Imports

A nonprofit organization that has orchestrated a wide-reaching campaign against foreign drug imports has deep ties to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America,...
Veterans Affairs Health Scandals

Trump Set To Extend Flawed ‘Fix’ For Veterans Affairs Health Scandals

It was a “fix” that didn’t fix much — but Veterans Choice is expected to be extended anyway, with a stroke of President Donald...
california hospitals

California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care

Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical...
Hepatitis C harvoni

Kids With Hepatitis C Get New Drugs And Coverage May Prove Easier Than For...

With the approval this month of two drugs to treat hepatitis C in children, these often overlooked victims of the opioid epidemic have a better...
Senator Chuck Grassley

Senator Chuck Grassley Demands Scrutiny Of Medicare Advantage Plans

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants federal health officials to tighten scrutiny of private Medicare Advantage health plans amid ongoing concern that insurers overbill the government by...
medicines

700 medicines made affordable for poor: PM

‘We’ll ensure that doctors prescribe only generic medicines’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Central government had fixed prices for 700 medicines for...
gop health plan

Florida Congressman Draws Jeers At Home For Backing Failed GOP Health Care Plan

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — A Republican congressman who in 2010 lost both legs after stepping on a roadside bomb in Afghanistan told an occasionally raucous town...
health insurance

Tax Day Is Zero Hour For Health Insurance, Too

Your federal income taxes are due April 18 and, likely for several million people, so is a fine for failing to get health insurance. Despite...
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