Plenty of health care advocates agree that doctors should ask patients if they are being abused at home; however, a new study from the BMJ shows such screening might have little effect on reducing domestic violence.
In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, global health care advocates remind new parents of breast milk’s extraordinary ability to protect new infants from infection, disease and death.
As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa worsens, international health care workers struggle to overcome cultural beliefs increasing the spread of the deadly virus.
New research has provided further insight into the ways in which shift work can impact the health of those who have to live with this work pattern
Asthma can be a deadly condition but there is a worrying amount of complacency from both doctors and sufferers resulting in more deaths from asthma attacks that could have been prevented.
This year, for the first time ever, the World Health Organization has released a report outlining standards of hepatitis C screening, diagnosis and treatment
A new hepatitis C treatment has been praised for its effectiveness and criticized for its very high price.
With the highly contested Supreme Court case last month, U.S. workplaces can now claim a religious exemption to avoid paying for contraceptive health insurance.
With New Mexico’s recent judicial decision in favor of assisted suicide, some think that the practice could soon be legalized in more American states.
What changes will consumers, insurers and politicians see in American health care policy this year?