As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
Hospital mergers may result in increased health care costs, even when a merger doesn’t reduce competition in a market, according to new research by UCLA economist Matt Schmitt.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.
After same-sex marriage was legalized in the U.S., more gay men reported having health insurance, access to medical care and annual checkups.
Nearly 2 million low-income families affected by cardiovascular disease face high or catastrophic financial burdens due to out-of-pocket costs.
Enrollment in SNAP and the Affordable Care Act declined among Hispanic citizens of the United States after the Secure Communities program took effect.
An emerging body of research indicates that in some instances, patients fare better under the medical care of women.
Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread through ticks, has been linked in a study to a new concern: obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS).
More adults get checkups and report better health after nurse practitioners gain the autonomy to practice primary care without doctor oversight.
Research on the relationship between employment and health sheds light on the proposed rationale behind work requirements as an eligibility condition for Medicaid.