The latest news on medical quality
Whatever lawmakers say they want or intend to do, they will first have to swallow 5 painful truths.
Report cards on our doctors and hospitals are often missing relevant information.
Prompt scans could render more patients eligible for clot-busting therapy.
Decade elapses from first mutation to tumor formation, and years more until the disease spreads.
Rethinking the safety of bone loss drugs; electronic medical records software may improve your health.
FDA warns that taking the drugs for more than 5 years increases the risk of rare thigh fractures.
Programs can automatically scan your chart to see if you're due for a checkup.
7 marketing claims that took heat; thinking pink hasn't helped find causes of breast cancer.
Those now popping multiple pills a day may face consequences later, experts say.
Deceptive advertising? Products promise health benefits that are inflated or not supported by science.