There are signs that health care spending growth has slowed down in the last few years. Diane and her panel of experts look at what higher deductibles, a move away from fee-for-service plans and other changes could mean for future health...
Medical experts have long thought that gum disease can cause heart disease. But now they say no; it's other health issues like smoking and lack of exercise that are causing both. But this doesn't mean you can stop flossing.
California's state-run developmental centers are home to hundreds of developmentally disabled men and women. Reports of patient abuse at the centers jumped 40 percent between 2008 and 2010, and advocates say that abuse complaints — and even deaths — are not properly investigated.
Billionaire Warren Buffett was tested for prostate cancer at an age when most men are not. The evidence suggests that in most cases the harms of treatment of prostate cancer in elderly men outweigh its benefits.
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