An influential organization of OB-GYNs urges women to question the hype and cost of robotic surgery for hysterectomies and consider alternatives for treatment.
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If you’ve had the chicken pox vaccine, can you still get shingles? And other lingering questions on the vaccine.
One critic argues that “extreme” health insurance premium increases will hurt many small businesses under state and federal health reform.
Even in tony Brookline, health insurance costs contribute to a budget crunch that threatens some of the best teachers.
The strongest reason to get a shingles vaccine may be preventing not shingles itself but the potential for long-term agony.
MIT’s Jon Gruber says a NYT analysis of national health reform focused on the labor market is flawed.
Does your doctor or hospital deliver good care? Most of us answer that question based on our experience. You like your doctor or you don’t. You feel better after seeing the doctor or having something done at the hospital, or you don’t. Sometimes we ask family members or friends for their opinion. Beyond that, it’s …
A report finds that out-of-pocket costs for substance abuse care are rising much faster than for other types of care.
The latest state report finds little shift from more expensive hospitals to cheaper community care.
You practically need an MBA to understand the response one reporter got from Medicare when she asked a fairly straightforward question about a colonoscopy payment.