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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest on record and threatens to spread. What is this disease, and how do people get it?
The arrival of two U.S. Ebola patients and the testing of ill patients that recently traveled from West Africa have created fears. But are they genuine?
The death toll from the Ebola virus in West Africa keeps growing to record levels. And ironically, that may be why there's no vaccine, said an expert.
Many can't afford Obamacare, and it doesn't fix the underlying causes of high health-care costs, Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark Bertolini tells CNBC.
CRE, one of the worst of the superbugs, is spreading in some hospitals, and there's worry that cases are under-reported.
GlaxoSmithKline's share price plunged immediately following the announcement of its second quarter results on Tuesday.
A new study has found co-sleeping to be associated with a higher risk of death, especially among infants under 4 months of age, Today reports.
It could take a "couple of years" to figure out the full costs of Obamacare to health-care providers, Kaiser Permanente chief Bernard Tyson tells CNBC.
US workers at large companies can expect median base salary increases of 3% next year, USA Today reports.
Narcotics prosecutors say a NYC hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills over more than five years.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals' spike Tuesday had investors looking for the next breakout stock. UBS's Matt Roden likes these names.
Capitalizing on industry changes due to Obamacare, Oscar offers health insurance and telemedicine visits to customers through its website.
Data released shows weaker health care spending in the US.
Part of the VA's problem is about supply and demand, and it's the same problem facing the country's health-care system, says Dr. Schnipper
Emergency rooms are no less crowded since Obamacare started, Trevor Fetter, CEO of hospital operator Tenet Healthcare, tells CNBC.
Two proposals in Congress are taking aim at deadly superbugs. But it's not exactly clear to some experts just what the right medicine should be.
A massive prescription database is hoping it can introduce clarity and transparency to the prescription drugs market.
Maryland is close to dropping its $125.5 million online health care insurance exchange, according to a report by The Washington Post.
Medical tourism is booming, with many countries jostling to offer high-quality health care at a good price. Click ahead to learn about popular destinations for health care tourism.
Glenn Dubin, a Highbridge Capital Management, and co-founder & CEO of Dubin & Co., says the Dubin Breast Center is a mufti-disciplinary center driving for excellence with state of the art technology. Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System president and CEO, provides insight into methods for diagnosing breast cancer.
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