In “Cure,” the author argues that states of consciousness such as hope, fear, stress and loneliness affect health, but doctors and scientists tend to ignore or downplay this reality.
Covering a health story today? Here’s the latest from the experts on the AEI health team.
Forecasts from CBO and others which show the ACA will eventually reduce compensation and hours worked are far from certain. But it is also too early to conclude that those forecasts were wrong.
Instead of health care questions and answers that are getting well-worn and generic, if not a little hackneyed, here are some real questions for the candidates.
We have aedes aegypti mosquitoes all over the US, especially in the South, so come spring we may a Zika outbreak here too.
Drug compounding was supposed to be confined to pharmacies that made specialized drugs for individual patients.
There are plenty of problems with the way that generic drugs are reviewed and approved by FDA. It’s creating the opportunity for drug distributors to secure temporary monopolies on the sales and marketing of some very old drugs.
Florida Governor Rick Scott, a former hospital industry executive, will outline his proposal to provide more transparent information to consumers about the prices that hospitals charge and the quality of care they deliver.
Data gathering and data analysis are ideally integrated activities, and it will be better for both patients and science if these disciplines work cooperatively rather than independently.
Shame can act as a spur to amend self-inflicted damage when people perceive that damage is fixable and manageable. Comparing addiction to a purely biological disorder, like cancer, might backfire, leading people to see their habits as unalterable.
President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is based on more federal spending, regulation, and coercion—and Americans are now experiencing the many unhappy consequences. Here’s how to fix it.