The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently launched the online Diabetes Dance Dare to increase awareness about how diabetes affects people and how to encourage U.S. residents to be physically fit to reduce their risk of developing diabetes.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently presented at the Family Medicine Experience (FMX), claiming the ongoing opioid epidemic in the U.S. is as much a matter of mental health resources as it is chronic pain concerns.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) recently announced the three keynote speakers who are scheduled to present at the 2016 Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit Oct. 17-18 in Arlington, Virginia.
Millions of people receiving advanced tax credits under the Affordable Care Act either did not file the correct form with the IRS or did not file taxes at all, according to numbers crunched by an expert in health care policy.
Global Genes recently launched its fifth annual RARE Tribute to Champions of Hope and Patient Advocacy Summit, raising more than $1.4 million meant to fund rare disease awareness, education and grant programs.
The National Patient Safety Foundation’s (NPSF) Lucian Leape Institute, think tank for the NPSF, recently received a $1 million contribution from Medtronic, a worldwide leader in medical services, technology and solutions.
American Airlines recently agreed to a multi-year financial commitment to the Answer ALS research project, investing $1 million in the most comprehensive genetic, clinical, biochemical and molecular assessment of ALS.
Leaders of the National Health Council recently applauded the FDA for adding new patient engagement goals, which are now part of the performance goals letter that reauthorizes the Prescription Drug User Fee Act.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently partnered with the White House to hold a briefing about cardiovascular health within the U.S., inviting volunteers to attend the event in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 9.
Leaders with the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a nonprofit organization, recently decided to invest over $6 million in research for 2016 alone, funding scientists to further understand Alzheimer’s and create effective therapies.
High profile cases of rising drug and medication prices are out of the ordinary and do not reflect what is broadly going on with health care spending, according to the chief economist and health care expert at a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.
Patients suffering from chronic diseases are most worried -- outside of their illnesses -- about knowing how much they are going to pay and about access to services, according to a major survey published this week.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and James Wessler, CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts-New Hampshire Chapter, recently received the Alzheimer’s Readiness Award for their work to guarantee that Boston is prepared for the outcomes of Alzheimer’s disease.
According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently published the latest rankings showing the quality of health care in specific states.