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This Hospital Bed May Kill You Apr. 11, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Danger lurks for hospital patients in a place they'd least expect it — the bed. Hospitals clai... Read More

Do You Have a DNR? Mar. 28, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Patients, beware. When you're admitted to a hospital, you're routinely encouraged to sign a Do Not R... Read More

Report From the Chemo Infusion Room Mar. 13, 2018

Froma Harrop

I write you from the infusion room at a community hospital. I'm here not as a patient but as a drive... Read More

Antibiotics Unearthed to Kill Superbugs Mar. 07, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Top public health authorities descended on Capitol Hill Thursday to sound the alarm about a grim fut... Read More

Control Over Death Jun. 30, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My question has to do with end-of-life care. I have been beside my father, my mother and... Read More

Hospitalized Cheater Jun. 03, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband of 18 years recently had a stroke and is in rehabilitation because of partial... Read More

Why the Superbugs Are Winning May. 24, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

The deadliest superbug yet — Candida auris — is invading hospitals and nursing homes, ki... Read More

Stroke 101: Part 1 May. 05, 2017

Positive Aging

I never run out of ideas for my column because the topic of positive aging covers so many aspects of... Read More

The National Salute to Veteran Patients Jan. 11, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: America cares deeply for its veterans. Each and every day, volunteers and Department of ... Read More

Life and Death Choice Dec. 22, 2016

Betsy McCaughey

Going to a hospital is taking your life in your hands. New research shows patients treated at the wo... Read More

In Sickness and in Health: Part 2 Nov. 13, 2016

Tales From the Front

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And the others look for the nearest exit. TRACE: Rig... Read More

No, I'm Not Inbred Sep. 25, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: The first meeting of my girlfriend and a couple with whom I am friends caused me to want... Read More

Sanctuary Hospitals: Who Pays the Bills? Jul. 13, 2016

Betsy McCaughey

Medical bills are pushing more Americans into severe financial distress, even if they have insurance... Read More

Free Range

Aug. 19, 2014

Mickey Mouse

Jul. 06, 2014

Strange Brew

Jun. 29, 2014

Sanders' Bill Sandbags Vets Jun. 04, 2014

Betsy McCaughey

Richard Wilson, age 64, survived two tours in Vietnam, but he's afraid he won't survive the wait at ... Read More

Free Range

May. 29, 2014

Obamacare's Dangers for Seniors May. 21, 2014

Betsy McCaughey

On May 7, the Obama administration boasted that Obamacare was improving health care quality for seni... Read More

More Than Talk Needed to Rescue Trapped Vets May. 14, 2014

Betsy McCaughey

Leave it to President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress to enact what they billed as "comprehen... Read More