More than 1,100 people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Despite information campaigns, new treatment facilities that reduce disease transmission and an effective new vaccine, the outbreak is spreading because of ongoing violence and residents’ deep…
Inside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want to know whether they can still terminate a pregnancy if they think they might be more than a few weeks along.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
A Pentagon-funded study has found that a specific form of computer-based brain training can improve cognitive performance in vets who suffered persistent mental deficits after a mild traumatic brain injury.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
Before her early death of pancreatic cancer, the groundbreaking writer made history with "A Raisin in the Sun."…
By Dr. Howard Markel
By Marcia Coyle
What the justices decide to do with these four cases could offer some hints as to the future of abortion rights in Chief Justice John Roberts’ court.
By Anthony Izaguirre, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
With the suits, 45 states are now taking legal action against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, asserting that the company downplayed the addiction risks of its powerful prescription drug.
By Arlene Weintraub
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is requiring drug makers to include “list prices” in television ads for all medicines covered by Medicare or Medicaid that cost $35 or more.
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
The same lethal drug that has been driving the nation’s spiraling opioid epidemic is also causing an historic surge in overdose deaths among cocaine users.
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