New Guidelines Focus On Improving Surgery Decisions For Older PatientsThere's a move going on across the country to improve surgical care for older Americans, who increasingly are undergoing complex operations despite facing higher risks than younger patients.
BlueCross BlueShield Of Texas Patients Face Higher Bills As 200+ ER Doctors Go Out-Of-NetworkBlueCross BlueShield of Texas has removed a physicians group serving the 14 Texas Health Resources hospitals because it could not reach a deal with the group.
Patients Turning Away From Family Doctors And To TelemedicineConvenience rules in health care now, where patients can use technology or growing options like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers to get help whenever they need it.
Health Care, Schools Top Finance-Heavy Agenda In StatesBig-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions.
Texas Teacher Among Thousands With Medical Debt Erased By Charity Reagen Adair, a fifth-grade teacher in Murchison, Texas, had $3,100 in debt erased by a nonprofit called RIP Medical Debt.
Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Plan To MergeOfficials with Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System on Monday announced their respective boards have signed a letter of intent.
After Church Service, McCain To Depart Arizona For Last TimeThe celebration of Sen. John McCain's life as a former prisoner of war and maverick politician enters a second day with a church service and military salute.
Final Farewells To Sen. John McCain Begin At Arizona CapitolFamily, friends and constituents will gather Wednesday at Arizona's Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain.
Study: 'Medicare For All' Projected To Cost $32.6 TrillionSen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would boost government health spending by $32.6 trillion in 10 years, requiring historic tax hikes.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemotherapyResearchers now say, most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.
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.