Hundreds of private hospices discharged most dying patients in 2017, while 80 failed to send registered nurses, physicians or nurse practitioners to check on them.
Sherry Ellis, 73, of Magnolia, found out that she had been declared legally dead when she recently arrived at the pharmacy to collect her medicine prescription.
"This helps Elizabeth Warren because she's trying to scoop up the progressives," Mary Anne Marsh argued.
Doctors have become slaves to their computer screens for billing purposes, diminishing patient care, increasing doctor dissatisfaction, and increasing health care costs—and this needs to change.
GOP members of the committee were filmed leaving a hearing room on Tuesday after Chairman Mark Takano stopped debate on their proposed additions to the Deborah Sampson Act.
The Medicare-for-all plan proposed by Sanders and Warren does not advocate for forced sterilization, nor forced medical procedures of any kind.
While majorities may be content about basic facets of the system, substantial portions of Americans still feel overburdened with the conditions of their health care.
A report released Wednesday detailed research suggesting that single-payer health care reforms, also known as "Medicare for All," would cost about $32 trillion over 10 years.
Internet-addled consumers diagnosing headaches as brain tumors or freckles as skin cancer are a joke as old as the internet itself— but those who consult "Dr. Google" often end up better off.
Verna Johnson's unconventional campaign to obtain a donor organ has found a willing participant.
On the face of it, the new rule seems fair. But the costs and complexity of the U.S. medical system, paired with such vague instructions for consular officials, could be a recipe for disaster.
A hacker working under the name Vanda The God claims to have breached the New Zealand Ministry of Health's database and has offered the medical details of 1 million New Zealanders for sale on Twitter. The hack revealed vulnerabilities in the system that date back to 2016.
A research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that some underutilized asthma treatments may be more effective for African American children, the demographic most likely to have the disease.
Imagine if travel websites listed flights with no prices, as airline companies argued that they simply can't know the price before you fly.
Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman described his experience with the life-threatening condition in an interview with Dr. Oz.
A fraudulent cancer screening system resulted in Medicare being being billed for over $2.1 billion in unnecessary costs, and, with 35 arrested, has become the "largest health care scam ever" according to the government.
Shapiro agreed with Biden that the U.S. health care system is one of the finest in the world and said if car accidents and suicides were moved then Americans have far higher life expectancy.
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for children in need of epinephrine injections for cases of severe allergic reactions.
He was unable to afford his nearly $1,200-a-month insulin.
"It's one thing to have a wonderful plan but if you can't figure out how to pay for it and if it's going to disrupt the entire country in terms of workforce, it's just not realistic."
Embracing watered-down, left-wing ideas to get something done on drug prices will not help American patients, and it certainly won't help politically in 2020.
"That sounds suspiciously like Donald Trump," Jess McIntosh warned on CNN.
The federal compensation for 9/11 first responders was set to expire next year and was passed by the House in the wake of passionate congressional testimony from Jon Stewart.
"Virtually everyone in the United States would be impacted by this decision," said Tim Jost, a professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law.
"Just as Jesus forgave and canceled the debt of our sins, we also canceled the debt of those in our community," said Pastor Sam Rijfkogel of Michigan's Grand Rapids First Church.
The U.S. healthcare system should no longer be an embarrassment around the world and should guarantee coverage for all Americans, said the senator.
During Thursday's debate, Kamala Harris was one of two candidates to raise their hand when asked if they supported eliminating private insurance.
The common sense reforms fix some of the most frustrating features of the current health system.
This is the same healthcare facility where a woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth late last year.