HHS secretary vows action after abortion ruling, warns providers to protect patient privacy

June 28th 2022

Xavier Becerra pledged to expand access but said there's no "magic bullet." He said his agency will investigate any leaks of patient information.

Hospitals wrestle with Supreme Court ruling on abortion

June 28th 2022

The high court struck down Roe v. Wade, and with some states already enacting laws to prohibit abortions, health systems face some difficult decisions.

Cyberbullying tied to suicidal thoughts among kids, study finds

June 28th 2022

Healthcare professionals should be asking young people if they are being bullied or harassed online, the authors wrote.

Bill in Congress could help doctors with heavy student debt

June 27th 2022

Young physicians often have to skip 401(k) payment because they’re making loan payments. The AMA is backing a bill that would offer some relief.

How Biden’s nominee for science adviser would make history

June 27th 2022

The president has chosen Arati Prabhakar to lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Science advocates say her experience could be invaluable in helping establish a new health research agency.