Healthcare industry

Article image
US health authorities reportedly plan to stop tracking Covid on community level
Instead of using the colour-coded system focusing on the spread of the virus by county, the CDC will track hospitalisation rates

Maya Yang

29, Apr, 2023 @5:37 PM

Article image
The patients who regret laser eye surgery: ‘My life’s stood still since then’
Surgeons view Lasik as routine, but patient advocates and some experts say the complication rate is far higher than reported

Alaina Demopoulos

19, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

Article image
In a liberal US state, my life-saving abortion cost $55,000
I was flabbergasted by the cost of medical care I could have died without – but surprise fees are standard in a system motivated first and foremost by profit

Robin Buller

16, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

Article image
US supreme court temporarily blocks ruling limiting abortion pill access
Samuel Alito imposes five-day stay after ruling by Texas federal judge that would have imposed restrictions on mifepristone

Mary Tuma

14, Apr, 2023 @8:25 PM

Article image
Biden administration asks US supreme court to halt abortion pill restrictions
Limits slated to go into effect at 12.01am Saturday following lower court’s order revoking the FDA’s approval of mifepristone

Mary Tuma

14, Apr, 2023 @4:57 PM

Article image
Defeating the Dictators review: prescriptions for democratic health
Charles Dunst salutes Joe Biden’s domestic spending but also points to how Trump’s sclerotic grip still hobbles the US

Charles Kaiser

26, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
US mothers face uncertainty as lone, unproven drug for preterm birth pulled
FDA granted accelerated approval for Makena in 2011 to address issue of preemies, but major study says drug doesn’t work

Melody Schreiber

23, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

Article image
Blood for money: my journey in the industry buying poor Americans’ plasma
The US is one of the few countries that allows donors – who are often struggling economically – to be paid for plasma

Kathleen McLaughlin

23, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

Article image
Idaho hospital to stop delivering babies as doctors flee over abortion ban
Near-total ban on abortions is driving doctors away, hospital says, leading to lack of nearby labor and delivery care for thousands

Gloria Oladipo

20, Mar, 2023 @4:15 PM

Article image
Make-A-Wish Foundation says cystic fibrosis patients will no longer automatically get a wish
‘Tremendous’ progress against disease means charity will make case-by-case decisions

Matthew Cantor

20, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

Article image
NHS doctors offered up to £5,000 to recruit colleagues for private hospitals
Exclusive: HCA Healthcare is spending tens of thousands of pounds on ‘golden hello’ bonuses for staff from overstretched public service

Sarah Marsh

17, Mar, 2023 @3:01 PM

Article image
‘I’m not a doctor just FYI’: the influencers paid to hawk drugs on TikTok
Many ‘patient influencers’ offer medical advice without always revealing ties to pharmaceutical companies

Wilfred Chan

17, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

1 / 134 pages