The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ star-ratings system has already been the target of considerable criticism, and a new study finds that the…

State medical boards make it surprisingly easy for doctors accused--or even convicted--of sexually abusing their patients to keep practicing, according to a…

Patients are less likely to be put in restraints when hospitals have more registered nurses on duty, new research has found.

For the first time ever, the U.S. surgeon general has reached out in a letter to all of the country’s doctors with a message about the opioid epidemic.

In a rebel-held town in Syria cut off from humanitarian aid, smartphones and apps are lifelines for the two medical workers trying to help its residents.

Further scrutiny isn’t moving the needle on medical errors in Massachusetts, where the rate of preventable errors grew 60 percent last year, according to The…

Palliative care nurses spend their workdays in one of life’s most tender, difficult and vulnerable moments. In helping patients and their families at the end…

Oscar Insurance Corp., the health insurer branded as a tech firm that would turn the industry on its head, will exit ACA markets in Dallas and New jersey.

Can Pokémon Go use translate into actual health benefits? Perhaps, say researchers.