Non-whites make up 20 percent of deaths involving prescription and non-prescription opioids in the U.S. According to recent government data, the number is growing.
By Jenae Addison
Martin Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison last year for looting a drug company he founded, Retrophin, of $11 million to pay back investors in two failed hedge funds he ran.
By Associated Press
At the Louvre's Oriental Antiquities gallery, tape is covering multiple placards bearing the name that has long been associated with arts patronage around the world.
By Associated Press
An appeals court in 2017 affirmed that lead paint is a public nuisance but ruled that the companies only would have to pay for cleaning up homes built before 1951, leading to the settlement.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
The Vermont senator's speech came as the fight over how to best provide health care for Americans has become an animating focus of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Overdose deaths had been climbing each year since 1990, topping 70,000 in 2017.
By Mark Gillispie, Associated Press
Federal data shows that companies distributed 8.4 billion hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to commercial pharmacies in 2006 and 12.6 billion in 2012.
By Laura Santhanam
A new study says states with universal background checks report fewer children’s deaths due to gun incidents. However, more data is needed to understand the relationship, the study maintains.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Huntington's disease -- which Guthrie inherited from his mother -- can lead to serious mood disorders, uncoordinated and involuntary body movements, balance problems, psychotic breaks, dementia and death.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Support for Health Provided By: