How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health care costs

Prescriptions for healthy foods could help lower the risk of expensive chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Medicare and Medicaid patients, a new study suggests. Researchers used computer models to calculate that prescribing healthy food to patients could [Read More…]

Brainstorm Health: FDA Commissioner Gottlieb to Resign, HIV Stem Cell Transplant, Vaccine Testimony

Good afternoon, readers. An earthquake rumbled across the health industry Tuesday as Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar confirmed reports that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has handed in his resignation, effective one month [Read More…]