Doctors know a lot about how our health care system operates. Knowing some of what they do can make you a more informed patient and improve your own health care.
A new study finds that nearly 1 out of 3 drugs approved by the FDA has a safety issue after it hits the market. Why is this the case and what can be done?
Concerns that labeling changes on anesthesia might discourage pregnant women from getting medical procedures are unwarranted.
A loophole that allows generic drugmakers to avoid liability when patients experience side effects may be coming to an end thanks to a ruling in an antidepressant suicide lawsuit.
Drug companies, politicians and patient groups are clamoring for faster approval of drugs. But doing so could bring potentially harmful drugs to market.
A new study finds that many patient advocacy groups receive heavy funding from industry, creating a serious conflict of interest.
Episiotomies used to be a standard procedure with vaginal births. That’s changing as the procedure is seen as over-medicalization.