Health Care

Caregivers: Is a 'Granny Pod' What You Need?
Caregivers: Is a ‘Granny Pod’ What You Need?

You grow up living with your parents, but what if, when they get older and need care, they end up… >>

5 Things You Need to Know About Where Rx Drugs Come From
5 Things You Need to Know About Where Rx Drugs Come From

As the number of cases of and deaths from fungal meningitis linked to spinal steroid injections… >>

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News from the World of Medicine

We round up the latest medical advances and emerging breakthroughs in science and technology. >>

Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting
Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting

Straight from the files of “what’s wrong with our health care system” comes this gem: An… >>

Should Hospitals Be More Like The Cheesecake Factory?
Should Hospitals Be More Like The Cheesecake Factory?

At The Cheesecake Factory, the typical entrée is under $15. Three hundred and eight dinner items… >>

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Special Report: Why a Hospital Bill Costs What It Costs

Reader’s Digest investigates the shocking ways we overpay up to thousands of dollars on medical… >>

Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?
Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?

From age spots that could be cancerous to bad breath that could spell kidney trouble, we found… >>

The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors
The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors

It’s not surprising that the GMA co-anchor’s announcement that she has a blood disorder… >>

Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well
Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well

Research shows that physicians who eat poorly or don’t exercise may be less likely to encourage… >>

Health Vocabulary Sweatworking
Word Watch: Trending Health Terms

Ever hear of broga? Have an e-book moment? Suffer from decision fatigue? See what's new in medical… >>