A new study finds that counties with more forest and shrub land spend less per person on Medicare than those dominated by agriculture or urban vegetation.
When it comes to attacking programs that help the most vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump is right in step with his predecessors and his party.
Public health means keeping everyone healthy—as a moral matter, and a practical one.
Americans across the political spectrum are longing for change in health care but are worried about what changes might mean.
With Dems running the House, the Trump administration is looking for ways to enact its agenda without legislative approval.
A new report released by the Brookings Institution finds the safety net is not just for low-income folks anymore.
A conversation with Rebecca Cokley and Rebecca Vallas.
Critics say the legislation being put forth in Michigan will unfairly benefit rural white communities over the more urban black areas—but is that true?
Though various mentions of it have disappeared from government webpages, the Affordable Care Act remains in effect.
Three charts that show how health-care costs are rising, especially for people with private insurance.
Reversing course, federal health officials withdrew a proposal that would have required private accrediting organizations to publicly release reports of problems they found in health-care facilities.
Some Medicare beneficiaries are being prescribed opioids by 10 or more doctors, or are filling prescriptions for more than 1,000 pills a month.
The cost of drugs for the liver disease in the first half of 2015 almost matches the total for all of 2014.
Drugmakers disclose their payments to doctors, dentists, even chiropractors. But spending on nurse practitioners and physician assistants is excluded. Legislation in the Senate would change that.
A new study adds ammunition to researchers' argument that doctors should stop using software that's now used in 90 percent of mammograms.