The air pollution has gotten so bad in Delhi, India, that authorities have advised people with breathing problems to stay inside and closed 6,000 schools for most of the week.
By Fred Schulte and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News
Spending on urine screens and related genetic tests quadrupled from 2011 to 2014 to an estimated $8.5 billion a year — more than the entire budget of the Environmental Protection Agency. The federal government paid providers more to conduct urine…
By PBS NewsHour
A new medical study questions whether the hundreds of thousands of Americans with clogged heart arteries who choose to implant stents to relieve chest pain will actually feel any benefits. The study, recently published by The Lancet, found that while…
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
New interior design programs train students to use lighting, acoustics, and fabric to make day-to-day living easier for people with medical conditions.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
BEIJING — A Chinese official on Friday disputed President Donald Trump's claim that the deadly opioid fentanyl that is flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China, just days before a visit by Trump at which he has said he…
Is this enrollment season better, worse or the same for millions of Americans signing up for health insurance coverage? The PBS NewsHour wants to hear your story.
By Dr. Amber Robins
A doctor working in the Appalachian foothills watches a town and its newborns on the brink of a public health epidemic.
It's opening day of open enrollment for the Obamacare insurance marketplaces, and under President Trump, there are significant changes in store for people shopping for health care coverage. Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News joins Lisa Desjardins to go…
The final report by the commission, chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, now awaits review by President Donald Trump.
By Max Blau, STAT
The time of day of your surgery could have long-term impacts on your health.
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