Bias in health care isn’t limited to race, religion or gender — how to protect yourself against this common medical practice


Health-care providers and organizations bear the responsibility for rooting out bias in medical care, experts say. In the meantime, though, there are steps patients can take to shield themselves. Research shows that patients of different genders, colors, sexual orientations and sizes don’t always receive the same quality of care duringRead More →

Transatlantic Pet Care Deal Will Need Grooming


By Breakingviews Elanco Animal Health’s (NYSE:ELAN) push to be a bigger noise in animal health will require some hard graft. The Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) spinoff on Tuesday offered to pay up to $7.6 billion in cash and stock to purchase Bayer’s (OTCPK:BAYRY) animal-health division, replete with best-selling flea powder andRead More →

A recession-proof industry you can count on: Pet care


Recession-proof industries are unique. They sell stuff that people buy no matter what’s happening in the economy — things like electricity, internet access, toilet paper. And now pet care. That’s right: America is pet obsessed. Pet ownership is up. Spending on pets is up. In fact, we actually spend moreRead More →