Fewer than half of seniors at high risk — people who’d fallen repeatedly or sought medical attention for falls — received a comprehensive fall risk assessment,]\.
At the Democratic presidential debate health policies, ranging from “Medicare for All” to efforts to curb skyrocketing drug prices, were among the key issues
One solution would be to require uniform prices by all providers to all purchasers.
The bill touches nearly every aspect of the health care, from lowering prescription drug prices, to increasing vaccine rates and preventing youth tobacco use.
Without immigrants, there could be fewer people to take on the difficult task of helping our family members live out their last days.
Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility were also among the signatories.
More seniors are weighing the possibility of suicide as the baby boomer generation — known for valuing autonomy and self-determination — reaches older age.
Hospitals and insurers would have to give estimates to patients on out-of-pocket costs before they go in for nonemergency medical care.
Life inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction.
To some degree, all states recognize that older children should have some autonomy in making health care decisions.
The Administration wants to ease a regulation requires health care organizations provide patients with limited English a notice of free translation services.
Your genes and gut bugs can influence weight gain, but the effects are modest. Calories in, calories out are what determine your body weight.
A quarter of adults over 50 take a supplement for brain health. But a new study suggests seniors should spend their money elsewhere. The supplements don’t work.
Obese people — fit or unfit, active or not — are on average at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes and early death than lean people with similar behaviors.
The benefits of stem cells are hotly debated in the medical community, and federal regulators have warned the public to beware of clinics that peddle unapproved injections as a cure-all.