SEARCH:



5 Things to Read on Improving Health

How California’s fires affect physical and mental health, changes in physical activity guidelines from the U.S. government and how one expert wants to tackle the obesity epidemic are all in this week’s roundup.

5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Two stories on the opioid crisis, new numbers on diabetes’ reach in the U.S. and a call for more research on drug safety for new moms are all in this week’s reads on improving health.

Q&A: Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Health

As the Carolinas begin to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, an analysis of health insurance claims reveals how Hurricane Harvey affected people's health across a wide swath of Southeast Texas last year.

5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Links between juice and obesity, the Great Recession and liver disease deaths, and alternative medicine and cancer deaths are all in this week’s roundup.

5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Video game addiction, declining smoking rates, an obstacle to addressing the opioid epidemic, rethinking treatment for depression, and new research on breast cancer therapies are covered in this week’s roundup.

Top 10 Conditions With the Most Impact on Health

The top conditions on the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index — hypertension, major depression, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and Type 2 diabetes — have become more entrenched because of rising prevalence.

5 Things We’re Reading on Health Care Access

This week's reads on health care access include updates on ACA enrollment, what's happening with the Children’s Health Insurance Program and a “spillover effect” in the benefits of health coverage.

Interested in ways we can make the
health care system work better?

Interested in ways we can make the health care system work better?