Friday, June 12, 2015 - 4:00am
Why have policies limiting the prevalence of trans fats been so slow to arrive? A brief history explains how policy actions aimed at curbing such fats, now known for their role in chronic diseases, ultimately gained traction in tip-of-the-spear countries such as Denmark.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 5:00am
As teens age out of pediatric care, there's often a lag that can stretch on for years before they enter the fold of adult primary care. For young adults with chronic illnesses, that gap poses real risks. A recent study outlines the scope of the problem, even as progress on the issue remains stalled.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 4:00am
Check out positions at Healthy Living Magazine, Dr. Oz and WhatToExpect.com. Next week, join us for the King v. Burwell webinar.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Public Citizen is charging that the FDA inappropriately expanded the approved use of Vanda's drug, Hetlioz, for the disorder beyond its original indication for use in blind people.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 4:00am
Alaska has the nation’s highest rate of people living without plumbing, and that can translate into real health problems for rural families. Despite the problem, state officials have declined to make the larger investments needed to improve conditions for the state's more remote residents.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 4:00am
In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, Baltimore residents took to the streets in protest. The best media coverage showed how years of neglect have crippled West Baltimore economies, fostered distrust and violence, and put a long, healthy life entirely out of reach for many residents, Gray included.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 10:25pm
Who do you think of when you think of public health? We know that health is an issue that shapes everyone’s life experiences, but we’ve been less inclined to see how everyone shapes health — or to realize the extent of various people’s influence in this realm.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 5:00am
New projections estimate that Obamacare will add more than a quarter-billion dollars in administrative costs by 2022. About two thirds of this added expense will go to private insurance companies via the insurance exchanges. In contrast, public insurance gives far more bang for the buck.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:00am
Unhealthy trans fats have long remained a staple in our food supply, but that’s slowly starting to change. Denmark provides a useful case study for what happens when countries move to limit the amount of trans fats in food.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 1:38pm
The Welcome Home Project's goal is to lift up stories of men and women who spent between five and 20 years time in prison and jails and have been able to turn their lives around. Their stories and photographs have been compiled into a compelling and motivational calendar-format booklet.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 8:00am
Rodale Inc. is seeking a dynamic Senior Editor for Women's Health magazine. Plus, check out this week's openings at DailyMail.com and Time Inc.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 5:00am
The privilege that has allowed parents to refuse immunizations for their kids stems not from economic or educational status — it springs from the privilege of not having seen the horrific diseases that ravaged U.S. children just two generations ago, and continue to do so worldwide.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 5:00am
Health insurers will often limit the size of provider networks to control costs, frustrating patients who suddenly find their doctor is now out-of-network. But do such "narrow networks" mean poorer quality care and access? Not necessarily, says a recent study of California plans.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:42am
It's been five years since excitement over a female or "Pink Viagra" faded when the FDA nixed the drug candidate. Now flibanserin is back before an FDA committee that could recommend approval.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 4:38pm
The virus could win. It wants to do to Shima Andre what it already has done to so many thousands of people worldwide: Drain her of energy. Change the color of her skin. Make her panic when she feels a pain on her right side.