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Chiropractors do relieve back pain: Spinal manipulation eases discomfort in over 60% of sufferers

CHIROPRACTORS DO RELIEVE BACK PAIN: SPINAL MANIPULATION EASES DISCOMFORT IN OVER 60% OF SUFFERERS

Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle, found spinal manipulation benefits 62.6 percent...

 
 
 
Trump's drug cost cutting plans include drug transparency, but critics doubt much will change

TRUMP'S DRUG COST CUTTING PLANS INCLUDE DRUG TRANSPARENCY, BUT CRITICS DOUBT MUCH WILL CHANGE

In his plans to cut sky-high drug prices unveiled Friday, Trump said that increasing industry competition will help Americans save...

Could failing proton centers be a sign of a healthcare bubble?

COULD FAILING PROTON CENTERS BE A SIGN OF A HEALTHCARE BUBBLE?

Health systems rushed enthusiastically into expensive medical technologies such as proton beam centers. But now that employers, insurers...

 
 
 
Micro Courtyard House / Atelier Kaiser Shen

MICRO COURTYARD HOUSE / ATELIER KAISER SHEN

© Nicolai Rapp Architects: Atelier Kaiser Shen Location: Ludwigsburg, Germany Lead Architects: Florian Kaiser, Guobin Shen, Hans-Christian...

FDA probe looks into unauthorized herpes vaccine research

FDA PROBE LOOKS INTO UNAUTHORIZED HERPES VACCINE RESEARCH

The criminal investigation examines research by a Southern Illinois University professor who injected people with his unauthorized...

 
 
 
The Exact Glute Workout That Tones Shakira's Butt

THE EXACT GLUTE WORKOUT THAT TONES SHAKIRA'S BUTT

As Shakira gears up for another world tour, she's also kicked her workout routine up a notch. Her trainer, Anna Kaiser who also works...

 
 
 
California mistakenly enrolled approximately 450K under Medicaid expansion, federal report finds

CALIFORNIA MISTAKENLY ENROLLED APPROXIMATELY 450K UNDER MEDICAID EXPANSION, FEDERAL REPORT FINDS

California signed up an estimated 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been...

One reporter's encounter with Theranos and a peculiar fire alarm

ONE REPORTER'S ENCOUNTER WITH THERANOS AND A PECULIAR FIRE ALARM

A reporter's experience with Theranos serves as a reminder of the skepticism both journalists and healthcare consumers need to have...

 
 
 
HIV-prevention drug use rises, but is still slow among non-white patients

HIV-PREVENTION DRUG USE RISES, BUT IS STILL SLOW AMONG NON-WHITE PATIENTS

A report by the California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Centers found the number of PrEP users in Medi-Cal increased from 79 in 2012 to...

Ian Brighton/Henry Kaiser - Together Apart ****

IAN BRIGHTON/HENRY KAISER - TOGETHER APART ****

By Chris Haines This is an interesting album, and good to see Ian Brighton on another recording after his comeback album Now and Then...

 
 
 
Will incentivizing people to shop for lower priced tests, drugs whittle down America's healthcare costs?

WILL INCENTIVIZING PEOPLE TO SHOP FOR LOWER PRICED TESTS, DRUGS WHITTLE DOWN AMERICA'S HEALTHCARE COSTS?

State public employee insurance programs were among the early adopters of providing financial incentives for participants to shop around...

Eating fatty fish once a week linked to lower MS risks

EATING FATTY FISH ONCE A WEEK LINKED TO LOWER MS RISKS

A Kaiser Permanente study found that people who regularly ate fatty fish or took fish oil were 45 percent less likely to have MS than...

 
 
 
A 'silent epidemic' is ravaging our country and we must address it now

A 'SILENT EPIDEMIC' IS RAVAGING OUR COUNTRY AND WE MUST ADDRESS IT NOW

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism . Bernard J. Tyson is the...

Will Tesla Model S be a "collector car"? Tuckers are, but Kaisers aren't: why?

WILL TESLA MODEL S BE A "COLLECTOR CAR"? TUCKERS ARE, BUT KAISERS AREN'T: WHY?

Startup carmaker Tesla is just coming up on the 10th anniversary of its first delivery, the first of the 2,500 Roadster two-seat electric...

 
 
 
How should physicians talk to patients about dying?

HOW SHOULD PHYSICIANS TALK TO PATIENTS ABOUT DYING?

The guide is being rolled out at Mass. General, Baylor Scott & White Health in Texas, Lowell General Hospital in Massachusetts, the...

Nominee for top HHS post says he would fix system that encourages pharma companies to raise drug prices

NOMINEE FOR TOP HHS POST SAYS HE WOULD FIX SYSTEM THAT ENCOURAGES PHARMA COMPANIES TO RAISE DRUG PRICES

Senate Democrats on Tuesday pressed President Donald Trump's nominee for the top health post to explain how he would fight skyrocketing...

 
 
 
Marijuana use has nearly doubled among pregnant women

MARIJUANA USE HAS NEARLY DOUBLED AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN

As of 2016, seven percent of pregnant California women in a Kaiser Permanente study used marijuana, and with it becoming recreationally...

Medicare lowers payments to 751 hospitals due to patient injuries

MEDICARE LOWERS PAYMENTS TO 751 HOSPITALS DUE TO PATIENT INJURIES

Last week, Medicare lowered a year's worth of payments to 751 hospitals to penalize them for having the highest rates of patient injuries.