Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton said the nine were among 11 passengers who were treated for medical issues. It was brake dust, "Drayton told reporters at BART's Rockridge Station in Oakland.» Read More
Keith Smith, Co-founder, Managing Partner at the Surgery Center of Oklahoma says that all funds are channeled to patient care, helping his team deliver quality healthcare and low costs.
With five months until 2014 open enrollment starts, the picture's a little clearer in some of the 16 states that are building their own health exchange marketplaces, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
In addition to superbugs' deadly human toll, associated health costs run into the billions. Some warn that we may never win our war against them as research tapers off.
A new study that estimates hospitals can expect to see a 25 percent growth in revenues from Medicaid money.
A baby girl in Mississippi who was born with HIV has been cured after very early treatment with standard HIV drugs, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.
Making the health care system function better could save $2 trillion on health costs over the next decade, Dr. David Blumenthal, Commonwealth Fund president, told CNBC on Friday.
Dr. David Blumenthal, Obama health care expert and Harvard Medical School professor, shares his plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system, which would save $2 trillion, he says.
Toby Cosgrove, CEO & president at The Cleveland Clinic, explains how "fiscal cliff" cuts could severely impact the health care industry.
Thursday is US Day. Ugly Sweater Day. The day I wear not one but two ugly holiday sweaters as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for StandUp2Cancer.
Greek hospitals are in such dire straits that staff are failing to keep up basic disease controls such as using gloves and gowns, threatening a rise in multi-drug-resistant infections, according to Europe's top health official.
The world is rapidly aging. A whopping two billion people will be 60 years and older by 2050, more than triple the number in 2000.
We've come up with a list of countries with the starkest gap between the number of old and the number of young. Find out which countries have the biggest gap between old and young.
The managing partner of Google's venture capital, Bill Maris, says under-investment in health sciences is short-sighted.
The goal is to enable physicians and pharmaceutical companies to use complex genetic data to tailor treatment on an individual basis, according to Mike Pellini, CEO of Foundation Medical.
Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs says the smart phone will become a focal point for wirelessly connecting medical devices, diagnostics and sensors, and providing near real-time information.
The aging of America is taking a toll on the health care system. By 2050, the cost of treating Alzheimer's patients will hit $1 trillion a year.
Despite piles of research on the skin cancer risks of sun exposure and tanning beds, dermatologists and cancer groups struggle to persuade people to protect their skin from ultraviolet rays.
The average US refrigerator is 15 percent larger than 30 years ago, and one out of four homes has a second one. See a problem?
With 12 million Americans allergic to one food item or another, sales of specialty foods are soaring.