by Lauren C. Williams Posted on October 3, 2014
Facebook is looking at users' health care information as the new frontier and plans to create illness-based communities and health apps.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 11, 2014
According to the CDC, too many kids aren't visiting the dentist, getting their eyes checked, or getting their vaccines.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 12, 2014
The study, one of the largest ever conducted, finds that mammograms were no more effective than a routine yearly physical in preventing breast cancer deaths.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 21, 2014
Almost all Americans -- including those who get their health coverage through their job -- can get flu shots for free under the health law.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 9, 2014
Thanks to the health law, breast cancer prevention drugs like tamoxifen and raloxifene will be available without a co-pay.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 12, 2013
Even after they've self-identified a suspicious lump on their breasts, many American women put off getting a mammogram because it's hard for them to afford a trip to the doctor.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 25, 2013
An uptick in the number of Americans applying for medical schools and becoming family doctors is great news for Obamacare, which will extend insurance to millions of Americans and allow them to afford medical services for the first time.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 3, 2013 Updated: October 3, 2013
Preventative health services are free under Obamacare. But some doctors don't realize it.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 22, 2013 Updated: August 22, 2013
The number of medical students choosing to go into family medicine and primary care has been on the rise. That bodes well for health reform.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on July 30, 2013
An Obamacare provision will allow heavy smokers to get a yearly CT scan without paying any out-of-pocket costs. The free yearly screenings are expected to save 20,000 lives per year.