Category: Healthcare

Aug 25
Texas Cities Increasingly Susceptible to Large Measles Outbreaks

The growing number of children arriving at Texas schools unvaccinated makes the state…

Aug 15
Electric Car Switch on for Health Benefits

Could the health benefits and reduced costs to healthcare systems be enough to justify…

Jul 24
Prescription Drug Costs Steadily Soar, yet Price Transparency Is Lacking

After reviewing tens of millions of insurance claims for the country’s 49 most…

Jul 15
The Costs of Cancer in 2015: 8.7 Million Years of Life and $94 Billion in Lost Earnings

Cancer took more than 8.7 million years of life and $94.4 billion in lost earnings…

Jun 27
Visible Public Health Leadership Needed to Boost Vaccine Coverage

Public health expert Professor John Ashton is calling for local directors of public…

Jun 07
Poor, Crowded Cities Lack Access to Opioid Reversal Drug, Rutgers Study Finds

People living in the most populous, low-income areas in New Jersey with the highest…

May 28
Children with Cancer Wait an Average of 6.5 Years Longer Than Adults to Access New Drugs

Cancer drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a median of…

May 16
External Reference Drug Pricing Could Save Medicare Tens of Billions

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health…

May 15
For-Profit Dialysis Provider Charges Private Insurers 4 Times More Than Government Payers

Private insurers covering people receiving treatment for dialysis paid four times more…

Apr 29
Opioid Epidemic May Have Cost US Governments $37.8 Billion in Tax Revenue

The United States is one of only eight countries in the world where decreases in child…