An experimental vaccine meant to combat peanut allergy came up short in a large clinical trial, but the company still hopes it can win FDA approval.
By Laura Santhanam
That’s three times more deaths than all fatal cases of AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, a new report says.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a Massachusetts restaurant is leading the way for families dealing with autism, Alzheimer's and other cognitive disorders by offering a routine -- but special -- dinner reservation. Tina Martin of WGBH reports.
By Dr. Amber Robins
On March 18, the California Department of Public Health first announced an outbreak of the Hepatitis A virus. Seven months later on Oct. 13, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. Reported cases of Hepatitis A had more…
By Jean Twenge, The Conversation
By 2015, 43 percent of teens reported sleeping less than seven hours a night on most nights – meaning almost half of U.S. teens are significantly sleep-deprived.
By Marshall Allen, ProPublica
Last year, drug companies brought in about $3.4 billion in the U.S. alone on drops for dry eyes and glaucoma drops.
By Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sent more perplexing signals Wednesday about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets, saying he backs lawmakers' efforts to strike that compromise but "can never support" federal bailouts for insurers.
By PBS NewsHour
Two leading senators reached a bipartisan deal Tuesday to stabilize health insurance markets under Obamacare. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said their two-year compromise would fund federal subsidies that President Trump ended last week. Judy Woodruff…
While states nationwide have been scrambling to respond to the deadly opioid epidemic, New Mexico has been hard at work with an aggressive response for years. So why have its addiction rates remained stubbornly high? Hari Sreenivasan visits a state…
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