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  • Caring for Alzheimer's: How Three Couples Cope

    More than half of Alzheimer’s patients are cared for by a loved one. Three caregivers talk about the physical and emotional toll as the disease progresses.

  • The Search for a Better Definition of Pain

    Proactive patients work with researchers for a more precise way to explain how they feel physically.

  • When the Daily Grind Gets Him Down, He Goes Up a Mountain

    At just 31 years old, Aaron Ollivier, CEO of Precision Concrete Cutting, was burned out. The antidote, he found, was rediscovering an activity he enjoyed as a teenager and college student: climbing.

  • White House Sets Plan to Fight Superbugs

    The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them.

  • Drug-Tied HIV Outbreak Sparks Emergency in Indiana

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public-health emergency in a rural southern county due to an outbreak of HIV that he said has reached epidemic proportions.

  • House Passes Medicare 'Doc Fix' Bill

    The House passed a measure to permanently replace a formula for reimbursing doctors who treat Medicare patients, in a rare moment of bipartisan agreement that is expected to push the legislation easily through the Senate.

  • Two Ebola Vaccines Show Promise

    Two experimental Ebola virus vaccines appear to be safe, based on a trial with 600 people in Liberia, the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said Thursday.

  • Obama: Tie Health Payments to Quality

    Paying doctors, hospitals and other providers for improved care rather than treatment volume will benefit patients and lower U.S. health-care spending, President Obama said.

  • FDA Bans Shipments From Indian Drug Maker Aarti

    The FDA has banned shipment to the U.S. of medicines made by Aarti Drugs, the company disclosed in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange, following an inspection of manufacturing facilities in August.

  • Passage of 'Doc Fix' Bill Edges Closer

    Lawmakers closed in on passage of a measure to permanently replace an 18-year-old formula for reimbursing doctors for Medicare patients.