Home Health Agencies Prep for Hurricane Matthew and Its Aftermath
In the wake of a final rule issuance on emergency preparedness from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), home health care companies were tested Friday as Hurricane Matthew barreled down on the United States. (Amy Baxter/Home Health Care News)

Your Phone May Be Smart, But Your Doctor Still Knows More Than an App
If you’re feeling sick and you want to know what’s wrong with you, there’s an app for that. But the diagnosis won’t be as accurate as the one you’d get from a doctor—not by a long shot. (Karen Kaplan/Los Angeles Times)

Why Are Politicians So Obsessed With Manufacturing?
Soon, we will be living in the United States of Home Health Aides, yet the candidates keep talking about steelworkers. (Binyamin Applebaum/New York Magazine)

How Tiny Are Benefits From Many Tests and Pills? Researchers Paint a Picture
Mammograms are said to cut the risk of dying from breast cancer by as much as 20 percent, which sounds like an invincible argument for regular screening. (Jay Hancock/Kaiser Health News)

Between ACA and Medicare, Some Americans May Have too Much Health Coverage
Officials now are telling some older people that they might have too much insurance and should cancel their marketplace policies. (Susan Jaffe/Washington Post, via Kasier Health News)