November 13, 2013 4:32 pm
There is nothing “inherently wrong” with offering people financial incentives aimed at improving their health and reining in health care costs, Blumenthal-Barby said. But divulging your risk of potentially developing a disease at some point in the future is another matter.
November 11, 2013 2:37 pm
The marijuana that Brandon Coats smokes under a doctor’s supervision helps calm muscle spasms stemming from a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. It also cost him his job.
November 6, 2013 7:16 pm
A New Mexico man is suing police for allegedly “subjecting him to multiple digital penetrations and three enemas,” among other “shockingly invasive medical procedures” — all on an invalid warrant, all without finding any drugs — his lawyers claim.
November 4, 2013 2:14 pm
Wonder what’s going on inside your microbiome? Artist Ben Arthur gives NPR an illustrated tour.
October 25, 2013 3:05 pm
EU Parliament report says four out of five EU states surveyed carry out wide-scale surveillance.
October 25, 2013 2:59 pm
In light of government surveillance programs and other privacy concerns, the average American at least has some level of interest in their online privacy. However, even if people are concerned about their data being taken and their browsing habits being recorded, it is not easy to find out who is keeping tabs on you.
October 22, 2013 3:20 pm
Right now there are no rules or even suggestions to guide doctor-patient relationships over the Internet.
September 24, 2013 3:34 pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sharply criticized the US over allegations that the National Security Agency has spied on her government.
August 29, 2013 4:51 pm
An Ohio State Surgeon used Google Glass during a recent knee surgery to transmit live video to colleagues and medical students.
August 22, 2013 4:52 pm
The drugstore chain is expanding its ExtraCare rewards program for prescription drugs, but to join consumers must give up healthcare privacy protections under HIPAA.