Even health-savvy voters are unclear on the health policy proposals of candidates and elected officials. The Kaiser Family Foundation convened focus groups of active voters in Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania. Takeaways included:

Former US President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94, prompting obits noting the demise of a bygone era in American politics.  

A case of diabetes is diagnosed every 21 seconds in the US. The productivity cost of this “silent disease” topped $327 billion in 2017. POLITICO assembled a working group to share strategies for stemming the scourge.   The group agreed that effective prevention happens at…

Gender amplifies the social, racial and political inequalities that trap people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, the UNFPA charges in its flagship report, The State of World Population 2017, released today.

Singapore’s health care system, revered for its quality care, low cost and balance of public and private services, has 2 secret ingredients: mandatory health savings and plenty of government regulation, according to Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt, editors of the…

After Tuesday’s topsy-turvy U.S. election, the shock has abated and the curious have gotten off the early Wednesday a.m. couches to see what it all means.     President-elect Donald Trump touched on various global health issues and related topics during his campaign. Malaka…

ScienceDebate.org wants to get US presidential candidates talking about science, so for the past 3 elections they’ve issued a challenge: Devote one debate exclusively to major issues in science, engineering, health and the environment. Anticipating defeat (their 2008 and…