New drugs are being approved by the FDA at a faster clip, but the science behind them is weakening, according to a study published in JAMA. That means more drugs are available, but questions remain if they are effective.

The Department of Justice has recouped more than $3 billion in 2019 from settlements and judgements from false claims and fraud. Of these cases, $2.6 billion came from the healthcare industry.

Americans continued to rank nurses highest for honesty and ethics among a list of professions for the 18th year in a row in 2019, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Cancer death rates achieved their largest one-year drop between 2016 and 2017, according to the latest data from the American Cancer Society, which published the findings in their journal.

The scientific journal that published guidelines bucking conventions about the associated heart health risks of consuming red meat has issued a correction after it failed to disclose meat industry ties to the research.

A whopping 80% of medical students report a low sense of personal achievement­­––an indicator of burn out––according to a new study published in The Journal of American Osteopathic Association. And smartphones could be a factor in contributing to burnout.

Misinformation about cancer was the most viral type of sensationalized fake health news across social media platforms in 2019, according to an NBC News report.

Google’s DeepMind AI system is better at detecting breast cancer than human experts, according to a new study published in Nature.

Electronic medical record products may have patient safety issues––even if they’re certified, according to a new study published in JAMA.

Hospital-level care at home can reduce overall care costs, healthcare use and readmissions while still providing quality care and improving the patient experience, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Scientific and medical research with male authors is more likely to be self presented with positive words compared to research with first or last female authors, according to a new study published in The BMJ. That is, men are more likely than women to put a positive spin on their own work.

A CVS Health subsidiary, Omnicare, is facing a lawsuit from the Department of Justice over allegations the company defrauded government health programs by providing prescription drugs to thousands of long-term care facilities without proper prescriptions.