Share of uninsured Americans rises for 1st time in a decade

The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018—the first evidence from the government that coverage gains under President Barack Obama's health care law might be eroding under President Donald Trump.

Oncology & Cancer

Bias against single people affects their cancer treatment

Unmarried patients with cancer are less likely to get potentially life-saving surgery or radiotherapy than their married counterparts, raising the concern that medical providers may be relying on stereotypes that discount ...


Labor compensation, purchased goods, service biggest spends

(HealthDay)—Labor compensation remains the single largest contributor to costs among physicians' offices, hospitals, and outpatient care centers, according to a report published in the July issue of Health Affairs.

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