“Low-value” care, such as unnecessary lab tests, could be reduced safely to cut expenses, a new analysis suggests.
More treatment options, targeted therapies and an understanding of when less is more have improved breast cancer outcomes in recent years. But more work remains.
The opioid epidemic has created a tragic surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, the organs that could save lives go unused.
Americans nearing retirement face double trouble: more disability and cognitive issues than their elders had at this age and a longer wait to collect Social Security.
Physician attitudes and patient expectations are driving overtreatment in older breast cancer patients. A new U-M study examines why the practice persists.
Natural disasters can overwhelm busy hospitals for days after storms dissipate. The reason: a wave of medical needs — beyond injuries — from patients without resources.