healthcare

Doctor with a tablet

Technology is reshaping the work our doctors and nurses do every day… and not always in a good way. We talk with Dr. Robert Wachter about the unintended consequences of mixing medicine and tech. Read More...

Technology in medicine

Doctors are starting to treat their patients remotely. Durrie Bouscaren investigates. Read more...

A statue of a cowboy

Doctors who color outside the lines are responsible for a big chunk of US health care spending. Ariel Stern explains why. Read More...

Doctor and patient

From long waits to high prices, our current primary care system is failing too many patients. Doctors Ateev Mehrotra and Rushika Fernandopulle examine ways to overhaul the system. Read More...

Harper Reed

Last year's rollout of Healthcare.gov was not what you'd call a "smooth process." But was it really the disaster that many claimed? Read More...

Pill bottle

Drug-resistant bacteria and fewer new antibiotics could set us up for a return to the Dark Ages, when minor infections were fatal. Read More...

Brain MRI

Has technology fueled the healthcare crisis? Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, explains the real - but often overlooked - reasons for our healthcare problems. Read More...

Stethoscope

Technology investor Esther Dyson wants to develop comprehensive healthcare role models—starting one town at a time. Read More...

sugar

Put down that low-fat yogurt! Dr. Robert Lustig says that sugar - not fat - may be the real culprit behind America's obesity epidemic. Read more...

pills

When a pill costs more than the price of your house, is it really worth it? Barry Werth, author of "The Antidote," examines the astronomical costs of breakthrough drugs. Read more...

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