We hope all our DW readers had a safe and happy 4th! The big news this week was the Administration’s announcement to delay the employer mandate until 2015 (Politico answers your questions on this announcement). We’ve got your other news below, check it out.
The New York Times ran an article earlier this week that looks at researchers who are pushing pharmaceutical companies to make public their records so that we can better understand the benefits and harms of the drugs that people take daily.
Should you consider firing your doctor? The Wall Street Journal helps you answer this question.
People across the country are turning to the Internet to raise money to help them pay for their medical bills. Kaiser Health News has more on this.
NPR’s Shots Blog ran a great post on how one man is working to drive down the price of medical devices and health services so that they are accessible for even the poorest individuals.
A Washington Post article says that the best way to combat memory issues is to exercise.
CDC released scary data this week; women are dying from prescription painkiller overdoses at a much higher rate than men. Read more on this on NPR Shots.