The FDA is warning companies to stop selling dietary supplements that include a stimulant known as DMBA, the latest in several moves targeting the industry.
A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Cigna saying a new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS.
The eyewear market has exploded with new, lower prices and options -- on vision testing, styles and even ways to try on glasses virtually.
The action, made without comment by the justices, means that the Arizona Board of Cosmetology was justified in saying the doctor fish violated state law.
In a victory for business, the EEOC says employers can continue to use financial incentives to nudge staff to participate in workplace wellness programs.
Concierge medicine, also called direct primary care or retainer medicine, charges a fee for increased access to the physician and other services.
Spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up in part by a surge from millions of people newly insured under the Affordable Care Act.
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive poll by Gallup.
The steep cost of caring for the elderly continues to climb. The median bill for a year in a nursing home is now $91,250, according to an industry survey.
A Milken Institute study identifies the best cities for successful aging based on a broad range of categories, and the winners include some surprises.
Health care workers are charged with running a scheme in which they persuaded homeless and poor people to get medical testing with promises of free shoes.
Is the Navajo Nation ahead of the health curve? Or will its Healthy Dine Nation Act hurt consumers?
Personal emergency response systems, sensors, medication reminders and even virtual pets help the elderly keep their independence and age in place.
Thirty years ago, insurance companies advised consumer to buy a policy to help cover retirement expenses. But now, even insurers think it's unaffordable.
Federal agencies set a new record for improper payments last year, shelling out $125 billion in questionable benefits after years of declines.
Even with Obamacare, some people just can't pay their medical bills. Here's how to bargain with health care providers.
Single women need to invest differently and consider a long-term care policy, experts believe. Women who outlive their husbands faces similar issues.
Prescription drugs spending jumped 13 percent last year, the biggest annual increase since 2003, the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager says.
The Supreme Court sharply divides in the latest challenge to President Obama's health law, this time over the subsidies that make insurance affordable.
Get as much insurance as you can afford, be creative with tools such as health savings accounts and expect to pay more than you think.
Dread the thought of an old folks home? Despite their reputation, many retirement communities offer a surprisingly lively and youthful atmosphere.
Some companies are trying new tactics to encourage employees to embrace wellness programs to encourage healthier workers -- and a healthier bottom line.
Thousands of doctors offer concierge, membership or retainer medicine, where you pay more for more frequent and longer access. Is it right for you?