Like so many rock stars, Elvis employed an all-too-willing physician to feed his addiction and hasten his death.
By Laura Santhanam
In a released statement, the FDA said Teva Pharmaceuticals USA could market their version of the auto-injectors to deliver cheaper versions of life-saving epinephine after an allergic reaction.
People on and around the historic New Haven Green near Yale University began falling ill shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, and the overdoses continued into Thursday morning. No deaths were reported, and most people brought to hospitals have been discharged,…
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
Growing evidence suggests that women should receive continuous medical attention during what is now called the “fourth trimester” — a period lasting at least a year after childbirth.
By Philip Moeller
In too many cases, it’s clear that people didn’t seek help from their employer plans or even think to ask how they worked with Medicare.
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
In “Dopesick,” journalist and author Beth Macy takes readers to the front lines of the opioid epidemic in Roanoke, Virginia, and other nearby communities, telling the story of grieving families, exhausted medical workers and convicted heroin dealers. Jeffrey Brown reports…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Volunteers from some of the world’s biggest food producers, who decades ago took food-making from kitchen to the factory, are offering guidance to African entrepreneurs and helping nations become less dependent on imported food. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro…
By Laura Santhanam
Half of U.S. states have not implemented policies to promote the vaccine, which scientific research shows can effectively prevent cancers caused by HPV infection, according to the CDC.
In some areas of the U.S., it can be very difficult to find a hospital or doctor who will support a woman attempting a VBAC, despite data showing they can be a safe option.
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
Americans pay more for prescription drugs than any country in the world, and the pharmaceutical industry earns billions in profits each year. Critics blame pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, for a portion of those high costs through their role as…
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