by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 5, 2013
A projected surge in developing nations' life expectancy is expected to more than double the percentage of the world's population with Alzheimer's by 2050.
by Sy Mukherjee, Andrew Breiner Posted on November 22, 2013 Updated: November 22, 2013
A historic slowdown in health spending that has huge ramifications for the U.S. budget has gone largely ignored by the media.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 21, 2013 Updated: November 21, 2013
A new study estimates that over 70 percent of Americans will get government subsidies to help them buy insurance under Obamacare.
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 21, 2013
Americans conflate low costs with poor quality, even though that's not really true. Giving them more information could lead them to make more prudent decisions when it comes to health care.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 14, 2013
About 37 percent of Americans didn't see a doctor or fill a prescription because it was too expensive in 2013 -- a significantly higher number than for other well-to-do countries.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 5, 2013
During American Diabetes Month, GOP governors refusing Obamacare's Medicaid expansion are preventing millions of low-income Americans from getting affordable treatment for the condition.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 21, 2013
Current individual health plans tend to be skimpy and don't help very much if you have an actual medical condition. Obamacare is changing that.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 18, 2013
Adult obesity rates have stayed in a steady range for almost a decade. But it's still much too high for public health advocates' comfort.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 9, 2013
In states that aren't expanding Medicaid under Obamacare, the vast majority of the uninsured won't receive any public assistance to help them get covered.
The first-of-its-kind law is drawing criticism from the pharmaceutical industry, which will challenge it in court.