What income inequality is doing to Americans' life spans

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Two trends stand out in new projections of life expectancy in developed countries released Tuesday by the Lancet: The United States, with... Read more

With TV ads, Philly steps up anti-smoking campaign

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In an expansion of its efforts to reduce smoking, Philadelphia health officials said Tuesday that they were launching an advertising campaign... Read more

Advocates: Repealing Obamacare would cost N.J. jobs and lives

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New Jersey stands to lose an estimated 86,000 jobs — and hundreds of lives — if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, advocacy groups... Read more

A pediatrician's heartfelt request to fix health care

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Editor's note: Marion Mass, a pediatrician in the Philadelphia suburbs, is co-founder of a new advocacy group, Practicing Physicians of America... Read more

What 'repeal and replace' could mean for Pennsylvanians

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If the debate in Washington over the future of Obamacare seems distant and abstract, a network of health foundations in Pennsylvania seeks... Read more

How can heart attack symptoms differ in men, women?

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This Valentine's Day, I encourage you and your loved ones to focus on matters of the heart. But not simply your emotions and feelings, I'm... Read more

Medical mystery: The foe that even Chairman Mao couldn't defeat

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When President Richard Nixon announced in 1971 that he was going to visit the People's Republic of China the following year, it was big news... Read more

We won a patient-safety battle, but we need Trump to help us win the war

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This week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), issued its root cause analysis of the power morcellator disaster that has brought suffering... Read more