While arsenic is an ancient health threat, this analysis offers one of the first nationwide appraisals for the groundwater contaminant and spotlights regulatory gaps in the nation’s water infrastructure.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News and Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
An analysis by Kaiser Health News of 20,000 government inspection records revealed that missed visits and neglect are common for patients dying at home. Families across the country have called for help in times of crisis and been met with…
By Laura Santhanam
President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency, but provided no new funds to confront this problem nor took media questions during a press briefing in the White House East Room Thursday.
By Julia Griffin and Nsikan Akpan
Redheads are rumored feel more pain and need more painkillers than their blonde and brown-haired cousins, but the science itself is murky.
By Associated Press
An analysis of newly released government data finds that premiums for the most popular health plans under the Affordable Care Act are going up by an average 34 percent next year.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Consumers can start previewing plans and premiums online Wednesday for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in 2018.
By Associated Press
The Committee on Energy and Commerce is expected to give an update on efforts to combat the opioid crisis at 10 a.m. ET.
By Lora Strum and Victoria Pasquantonio
A comprehensive approach to drug education that builds students' decision-making, goal-setting and self-management skills may work best.
By William Brangham
I met Rachel and Jason Hallett two years ago while reporting a story about how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wouldn’t cover in-vitro fertilization for wounded veterans. Here's where things stand for the Halletts - and the legislation -…
By PBS NewsHour
Two years ago, what this couple wanted most was to start a family, but daunting physical and financial challenges stood in their way. William Brangham revisits Jason and Rachel Hallett, who struggled with the aftereffects of a grievous war injury…
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