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Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.
Colorado, Georgia, and South Dakota are the latest states to report people sick from the E. coli outbreak.
There is an investigation into a multi-state cluster of E. coli infections linked to chopped romaine lettuce.
Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.
Kentucky officials say three deaths have now been reported in a hepatitis A outbreak in six counties.
There's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: New research says they tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced.
Of the three who were wrongly diagnosed with cancer, two underwent lumpectomies and radiation treatments.
Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau is now offering the LINX Reflux Management System procedure for those who suffer from acid reflux.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health is recommending hepatitis A vaccinations for everyone in six counties associated with an outbreak of the illness.
New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common forms of the disease.