Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.
Wendell Potter, a former top health insurance public relations executive, warned the Senate committee overseeing health care reform not to believe a word insurance companies said.
Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that your mental health also suffers.
House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.
We've known for some time that having too much red meat in our diets has negative health consequences.
The people who make Sugar Frosted Flakes were on to something when they dropped "sugar" from the name of their product.
Has Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell been watching too many reruns of Reefer Madness?
The Obama administration made the right move when it mandated that all employers be required to offer free family planning services to women through their insurance plans.
It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.