Tag Archives: Health

Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today’s U.S. Health Care – Kaiser Health News

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon. Yes, Groupon — the online coupon mecca that also sells discounted fitness… Read More »

Is the National Institutes of Health stifling academic freedom?

An episode pitting top administrators at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) against senior scientists at the organization serves as a vital reminder of the importance of academic freedom and the need to communicate and express concerns about scientific research. NIH administrators prohibited two of its senior scientists from speaking out about a research study… Read More »

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

While many of us are thrilled that summer is here, there are certain health pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment. Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Or maybe not. While many of us are thrilled that we’ve reached the end of the cold weather and are looking forward to the… Read More »