Mount Sinai hospital offers iPads to patients to track their stay.
41 percent of U.S. households now own mobile phones only.
Can innovation solve VA waiting list woes? Telemedicine cuts hospital admissions 35 percent.
Smartphone app diagnoses adrenal gland diseases.
Will it ever stop growing? Medicaid added another one million dependents in May.
70 percent of physicians spend more than one day per week on paperwork; up from 58 percent in 2013.
Colorado: 1 in 4 Obamacare enrollees plan to drop out.
Hospital elevator buttons carry more bacteria than toilet seats.
Teen suicide attempts rise as warning cuts medicine use.
The same people who fumbled Obamacare have custody of the flood of illegal immigrant children.
Call your doctor: CMS says telehealth services should cover annual wellness visits, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
A remote control for your birth control.
A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s.
Weight loss: The best medicine for osteoarthritis.
And you thought you were a hoarder: CDC finds smallpox vials from 1950s in FDA storage room.
Poop in a pill: Fecal transplant drug nearing Phase 3 clinical trials.
A problem that self-identifies: Microwave oven that counts calories as it nukes.
What you shouldn’t eat: Instant noodles drive metabolic syndrome (at least in Korean women).
Who would have thought this was the case: Some bee pollen weight loss products are a…scam.
Don’t watch what your workers eat: Non-diet approach to weight management more effective in worksite wellness programs.
However, you can lose weight eating sour milk: Yogurt intake over long term linked to lower risk of becoming overweight.
Less exercise, not more calories, responsible for expanding waistlines.
Should a pharmacist run your corporate fitness program? Sure, it’s yet another job they are infinitely overqualified to perform.
ObamaCare made me fire my doctor.
As health care law’s employer mandate nears, firms cut worker hours, struggle with logistics.
Insurers on New York’s exchange seeking significant rate increases.
Only 25 percent of patients are offered cost estimates before treatment
Injury, violence are leading causes of death for young Americans.
The real paleo diet: We know what Neanderthals ate by examining their poop!
Slate: Why you still cannot email your doctor.
Nearsightedness linked to higher education levels.
Attributes correlated with falling in love.
EPA employees asked to stop pooping in the hallway.
Does food addiction exist? Maybe so.
A breathalyzer for lung cancer.
Don’t wash your chicken!
Sun worshipers may actually be Sun addicts.
Pollution speeds up cognitive decline.
Every single one of 470 senior VA executives was rated “fully successful” or better over four years.
Office of civil rights levied $10 million in fines for health-privacy breaches last year; will “pale in comparison” to next year’s take.
Quitting smoking? There’s an app for that.
Physicians rail at expensive and burdensome re-certification requirements.
Administration claims insurers’ risk-corridor “bailout” is funded by “user fees“.
Get up and move: Sitting causes cancer!
So-called “Trophy Wives” are mostly a myth.
Facial wrinkles and zip codes may be related.
Adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains.
Young mothers who skip college are also likely to skip marriage.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Kentucky hospital sees 12 percent surge in emergency-department visits under ObamaCare.
Administration to question “hundreds of thousands” of ObamaCare applicants to re-determine eligibility for subsidies.
U.S. judge strikes down rule forcing drug companies to discount drugs for hospitals.
Watercress tops list of “powerhouse” fruits and vegetables. Who knew?
American Hospital Association wants Medicare claims audits stopped.
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