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A closeup of a doctor and a stethoscope | Photo Collage (sources: Reuters/Gary Cameron; Reuters/Regis Duvignau)
April 19, 2016
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A Solution to Exorbitant Health Care Spending?

Consumer-directed health plans were created to offer choice and control costs. One scholar examines their effectiveness.

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Medical supplies arranged on a shelf | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
March 7, 2016
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How Hospitals Avoid Penalties for Making Patients Sick

Lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records.

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says focusing on health care will help improve the lives of the world's poorest. | REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
January 11, 2016
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How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.

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February 25, 2016
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How Work Stress Hits Minorities and Less Educated Workers the Hardest

Researchers analyze workplace health to find inequalities.
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Latest Stories in Health Care

April 29, 2016
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Arianna Huffington’s Next Disruption: Your Sleep Patterns

Why the founder of Huffington Post wants everyone to get more shut-eye.
April 19, 2016
Written

A Solution to Exorbitant Health Care Spending?

Consumer-directed health plans were created to offer choice and control costs. One scholar examines their effectiveness.
March 7, 2016
Written

How Hospitals Avoid Penalties for Making Patients Sick

Lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records.
February 25, 2016
Written

How Work Stress Hits Minorities and Less Educated Workers the Hardest

Researchers analyze workplace health to find inequalities.
January 4, 2016
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How to Make Your Company a Community

A CEO explains how his dialysis company rebounded.
September 16, 2015
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Ai Chloe Chien: “I Never Wanted to Be an Entrepreneur”

Company founder targets diseases through cooking schools.
July 28, 2015
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Are Big Drug Companies Too Slow to Report Patient Deaths to the FDA?

A new analysis shows that some pharmaceutical companies may be dragging their feet on disclosing critical data.
July 28, 2015
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How Fear of Contagious Diseases Fuels Xenophobia

Fear of contagion makes people irrational.
June 29, 2015
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Daniel P. Kessler: The Hidden Cost in Changing Doctors

High fees for your own medical records can be a barrier to switching.
June 16, 2015
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Taking on the Challenges of Health Care in Africa

As the types of illnesses change throughout the continent, half the population still lacks adequate health services.