Here’s a look at these Title X programs, how the government wants to change them and what advocates plan to do next.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The family of Ebola viruses has just gotten a bit bigger. The government of Sierra Leone has announced that a new species of Ebola, the sixth, has been discovered there in bats.
By Laura Santhanam
Breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer accounted for four out of 10 new cancer diagnoses and a fifth of all cancer deaths in recent years, the CDC says in a new report.
By Paul Solman
With about 10,000 baby boomers retiring every single day, home care is one of the fastest growing, most needed occupations in America. But there's a problem: The current median pay is just $10.49 per hour. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports…
By Laura Santhanam
One in six Americans have a past-due medical bill on their credit report. The largest share of that group is Millenials, a new study says.
By Philip Moeller
This problem perfectly explains why new Medicare rules to allow coverage of non-medical expenses are so important.
How much alcohol can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, a difficult to diagnose condition, sometimes called an "invisible disability"? Doctors don't know. While official guidelines say no amount of alcohol is safe to drink during pregnancy, women often receive mixed…
By Amna Nawaz
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, a possible result from mothers drinking during pregnancy, has flown under the radar for decades. Now new conservative estimates published in The Journal of the American Medical Association show that anywhere from 1.1 to 5 percent…
By Dr. Howard Markel
From July 21 to July 24, 1976, more than 2,000 members of the Pennsylvania chapters of the American Legion attended their annual state convention at a Philadelphia hotel. By Aug. 15, 182 Legionnaires who attended the convention were ill with…
By PBS NewsHour
Health insurance providers are paying data brokers to find personal information about their clients -- race, marital status, ability to pay bills and more -- to predict client health costs. But unlike medical records, there aren’t any laws that regulate…
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