At the same hospital. The cost of four common inpatient surgeries can vary by more than six times at the same Minnesota hospital. That is a key takeaway from the Minnesota Department of Health’s latest examination of the cost of medical care

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A 60-year-old antifungal drug called flucytosine that should cost a few dollars a day but is now vastly more expensive than that

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Vaguely worded laws worldwide have increasingly put doctors at risk of legal reprisal for doing their jobs, with comments from our Len Rubenstein

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Waste Not Want Not

June 18, 2018

Video: Our Dr. Jess Fanzo on addressing inequities of the global food system

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Texas Fold ‘Em

June 8, 2018

In an unexpected move, the Justice Department filed a brief this evening urging a Texas court to invalidate the Affordable Care Act’s crucial insurance reforms—including the prohibition on refusing to cover people with preexisting conditions

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One patient’s death changed the course of Dr. Lilia Cervantes’ career. The patient, Cervantes says, was a woman from Mexico with kidney failure who repeatedly visited the emergency room for more than three years

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Bariatric surgery works, but hundreds of thousands of eligible patients can’t get it

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It’s the biggest health crisis you’ve never heard of. Doctors, philanthropists and companies are trying to solve it

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