Congress Gives Big Funding Boost to NIH
This was one of the rare years when Obama and lawmakers from both parties all agreed on the need for more medical research funding. (David Nather and Dylan Scott/Stat News)

Home Care Workers Travel Astronomical Distances on the Job
Home care workers travel to the moon and back—17,462 times a year, according to a new study. (Mary Kate Nelson/Home Health Care News)

Multistate Plans Unavailable in Many States
A health law insurance program that was expected to boost consumer choice and competition on the marketplaces has slipped off course and is so far failing to meet expectations. (Michelle Andrews/Kaiser Health News)

Seniors Embrace Sharing Economy to Age at Home
Companies such as Uber, Instacart and TaskRabbit now offer alternatives to past ways of offering senior-oriented services—potentially transforming how the older demographic accomplishes everyday tasks. (Mary Kate Nelson/Home Health Care News)

Experts Wrong About Places for Better and Cheaper Health Care
The prices insurance companies pay for medical care are a major factor in which markets are expensive for private insurance and which are more moderate. (Kevin Quealy and Margot Sanger-Katz/New York Times)