With advancements in technology, libraries are offering much more than something to read. A library researcher offers a sampling of some unexpected items that library patrons can check out these days.
Electronic medical records were supposed to improve health care. Are they doing that? Two doctors describe the problems.
When you enter a public hospital, you are likely to be asked if you have private health insurance, and if you want to use it. This is what you need to consider.
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams could help cancer survivors to recover from the toxic side-effects of their treatments and return to their lives.
Medical and Health Humanities conversations and collaborations about health are growing and gaining momentum in Africa.
An autism policy researcher and the mother of an affected child weighs in on the recent changes announced to the Ontario Autism Program.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.
Hospitals are now required to post their prices online. This approach is unlikely to change US health care – but better price transparency tools could actually reduce costs.
Why choice should not be the most important factor in elder care.
The president should use his penchant for shaking up the status quo to tackle the genuine crisis in health care.
The Trump administration is preparing to shift billions in veterans' health care spending to private providers. Research suggests privatizing essential services comes with a social cost.
A remote medicine program in Saskatchewan allows acutely ill children and pregnant women to be treated by specialist doctors, without leaving their communities.
It's easy to get excited about the potential for robots to help care for the sick, injured and elderly, but we need the right regulations in place to deal with issues as they emerge.
Voters listed health care as one of their biggest concerns in the midterm elections. Were their concerns addressed? The results are mixed.
As House Democrats prepare their agenda for the next two years, dealing with America's massive fiscal gap should be at the top of their list.
With the often prohibitive costs of dental treatment in Australia, travelling overseas to have dental work done is increasingly common. But it's important to exercise caution.
Health professionals need a dose of drama in their training to build clinical and interpersonal skills.
Women health-care volunteers in places like Nepal, Afghanistan and Ethiopia play a vital role in the health system, yet they are undervalued and undertrained.
New figures show we are spending less on health than we used to but it mightn't last, and surgeons and dentists are charging more.
The strengths of blockchain technologies could help address the weaknesses of health care systems to store and secure medical records.