Health Care Reform Faces Defunding, Deregulating Attempts by GOP
Partisan opponents of last year's omnibus health care reform in the U.S. have a multitude of legislative tactics they can summon to keep the law from taking effect.
Hospital, Not Patient, Often Determines How Americans Die
It’s not what you want; it’s where you go. Dartmouth study finds cancer patients’ end-of-life care is determined by their hospital, not their hopes.
Palliative Care May Trump Heroic Measures in Life Expectancy
A new study finds palliative care doesn't put patients out of their misery; it puts the misery out of the patients.
Malpractice Aftermath Urged to Move from Deny to Disclose
As medical malpractice sticks in the craw of the American health reform debate, draining some of the denial out of the process picks up steam.