Poll Shows Older Americans Ready For Virtual Doctor AppointmentsThe vast majority of older Americans are ready to give virtual health care a try. Nearly 9 in 10 adults over the age of 40 would be comfortable with telemedicine, a new poll found.
New Guidelines: Colon & Rectal Cancer Screenings Should Start At 45The American Cancer Society's updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50.
The Rising Cost Of Insulin: "Horror Stories Every Day"After years of rising prices, insulin costs in the U.S. are creating painful choices for some diabetics and their families.
Struggle For Transgender Rights Shifts To Health CareThe Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."
Fort Worth Magazine Names The Top Local Doctors Of 2018The area's best physicians were honored as Fort Worth Magazine selected 2018's top doctors. There are 530 medical professionals on the list representing 51 specialties.
Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
Cigna To Spend About $52 Billion For Express ScriptsThe insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the nation's biggest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, the latest in a string of proposed tie-ups as health care's bill payers attempt to get a grip on rising costs.
Amazon Begins Offering Prime Discount To Medicaid RecipientsOnline retailer Amazon opened its discounted Prime membership on Wednesday to people on Medicaid, giving it an even bigger pool of potential shoppers.