U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.
Novo Nordisk and CVS Health announced a new savings program that will offer immediate discounts on several medications, included much-needed insulin brands.
The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.
San Diego startup Veyo is using future-tech tools like big data and predictive software to deliver low-cost, non-emergency medical transportation for the economically disadvantaged.
Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that to heart with new family leave policies. And so are legislators who, backed by a coalition of business and social advocacy organizations, are calling for a revised federal family leave act.
A team of researchers found a link between how climate change impacts untreated drinking water and the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children. It’s the first study to assess how future rainfall patterns may impact human health.
CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women’s cardiovascular research and education. The company will also offer free health screenings across the country on Valentine’s Day to promote women’s heart health.
Considering all the pledges by food companies to serve antibiotic-free meat, you would expect antibiotic use in livestock to be in decline. But a new report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concludes the opposite.
Like the United States, the U.K. faces a childhood obesity epidemic. A third of U.K. children are either overweight or obese. But unlike the U.S., the U.K. government is putting policies into place to address the problem head-on.
Replacing an employee costs 15 to 20 percent of his or her annual salary, on average. That’s a lot of money and shows just how important human capital is from a financial standpoint. So, why is it that so many companies unintentionally ignore employee health when it comes to crafting corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacement could mean the loss of 2.6 million jobs (mostly in the private sector), say researchers.
Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office announced a Senate resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, both critics and proponents of ACA are asking a critical question: Is a repeal possible, and is it really worth the risk?
Collectively, people with disabilities tend to experience greater degrees of workplace discrimination and economic hardship, especially when they can’t communicate orally. This app — created by a Brazilian father to help his daughter learn and communicate — is out to change that.
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How do you make sure state healthcare services meet the needs of people with disabilities? If you’re Josh and Rachel Boynton, you prepare to try things that have never been tried. And you carry a big heart.
Too many companies think corporate wellness is all about gym memberships and free food. But they’re not actually doing enough to keep their employees healthy.