Report: VA Health Care Still Has 'Profound Deficiencies'The panel says the VA needs to improve its service to veterans, adding that the VA's health care operations "require urgent reform. America's veterans deserve a better organized, high-performing health care system."
Smartphone Health: Apple Releases Software For Medical AppsApple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
Medicare's 'Innovation Center' Rebalancing Quality And CostThey work for the government and even their closest relatives have no idea what they do. It's not because they're spies or nuclear scientists, but because their jobs are so arcane: trying to reinvent Medicare to improve it, and maybe save taxpayers money.
President Obama's Health Law Birth Control Plan Returns To Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court is taking up a challenge from faith-based groups that object to an Obama administration effort to ensure their employees and students can get cost-free birth control.
Long A Niche, Street Medicine For Homeless Heads MainstreamThey're house calls without the house. North Texas healthcare workers are among those practicing "street medicine," a tiny health care niche that advocates predict will become more mainstream as hospitals and health care systems seek to cut costs.
Massive Free Medical Clinic for Underserved Returning To DallasA one-day, free health clinic will be held Saturday, April 9, in Dallas to provide much-needed care to people with limited or no access to health care.
President Obama Vetoes Bill To Repeal Signature Health Care LawPresident Barack Obama has vetoed legislation to repeal his signature health care law.
House Vote To Send Health Law Repeal To Obama For First TimeThe House is poised to open its legislative year by sending a bill to President Barack Obama's desk repealing his signature health care law.
Who's Too Old For Major Treatment? Age Not Always A BarrierVery old age is no longer an automatic barrier for aggressive therapies, from cancer care like the former President Jimmy Carter has received, to major heart procedures, joint replacements and even some organ transplants.
Clinton, Sanders Spar Over Taxes, Health CareIntensifying their rivalry, Hillary Rodham Clinton accused Bernie Sanders of charting a tax increase on middle class families and undercutting President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Sanders' campaign shot back Tuesday that her approach to health care was all about her financial donors.
Bigger Bite For Health Law Penalty On UninsuredThe federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695 for next year, and supporters of President Barack Obama's overhaul are urging the administration to highlight that increase as a marketing strategy.
Bush Offers Plan To Replace Health Care LawRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is proposing to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events."