November 2015

The payment methods most favored by con artists because they are hard to trace — and which make it difficult for consumers to recover their money — will be prohibited for all telemarketers, thanks to new requirements by the Federal Trade Commission aimed at curbing financial...

If you follow health news, by now you may have heard about a federally funded study that was stopped early because of impressive evidence that aggressively lowering blood pressure saves lives. For more than half a century we've known that controlling blood pressure (getting the numbers...

An interesting thing happens when Dawn Gross brings up hospice to patients or their families: "Oh, no, we don't want that!" they often say. "OK," says Gross, a hospice and palliative care physician in San Francisco. "Tell me exactly what you don't want, so we're sure not...