Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
The NHS funding formula is based on an unfair premise which is funnelling money away from the regions that need it most.
Healthcare professionals should have their freedom of conscience protected by law.
Business leaders some sectors are feeling less positive about the year ahead because consumers are spending less, according to our analysis of the outlook of leaders of Australia’s ASX 200 companies.
The tale of an unsung South African hero in the field of community health.
If researchers want to make an impact on public health they can't just have a thorough grounding in their own discipline.
The British government plans to double its annual charge for migrants to use the NHS.
We asked four of our regular economics writers to examine a key theme they expect to flare up in 2018 and why.
The tax bill that just cleared the Senate contains sweeping changes to nearly every facet of American life.
Uganda's primary healthcare system needs to be strengthened to provide long term care for older people with chronic conditions.
Unpicking the baffling case of how one of Africa's dictators became the world's top ambassador for non-communicable diseases – at least for a while.
From cheap prosthetic arms for landmine victims in Sudan to the promise of surgery on astronauts in space — 3D printing is sparking a healthcare revolution.
Poor diet kills hundreds of thousands per year. If we want to achieve meaningful health care reform, we need to address our nation's nutrition crisis.
Once online, our healthcare data could be used for research long after we're gone.
Modern healthcare specialises, but as the population ages, many patients need more general care.
Confidential data and even human lives are at risk thanks to the huge spread of connected technology in healthcare.
The myth of compassion fatigue suggests that compassion is a finite resource. The reality is that health-care providers are over-worked and need better institutional support.
Cancer care is often impersonal, industrial and needlessly stressful. Allowing patients to witness personal introductions between their physicians would help ease their anxiety and build trust.
Africa is expected to have among the steepest increases in the number of people affected by non-communicable diseases - it needs health care systems that can cope.
Arguments about the AHCA showed deep disagreement on health care coverage. Could this move us toward universal coverage, which some say could be simpler? Don't hold your breath.