Big companies are pushing back against proposed federal rules they say would require their medical plans to cover gender transition and other services for transgender people.
By Connie Kargbo
In South Africa, practitioners of traditional medicine, including herbalists, midwives, and faith healers who claim to speak to ancestors, have historically practiced openly and freely. But the government now aims to formally register and regulate the estimated 250,000 self-described healers,…
By Corinne Segal
An artist-in-residence at a brain tumor research center visualizes the often-unseen issue in ink, paint and text.
By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
Retail clinics, long seen as an antidote to more expensive doctor offices and emergency rooms, may actually boost medical spending by leading consumers to get more care, a new study shows.
By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
These R2D2-esque robots ferry carts of stuff around the vast hospital complex — food, linens, medications, medical waste and garbage. And they do it more efficiently than humans.
By PBS NewsHour
Elephants have 100 times more cells in their bodies than humans, which should make them far more vulnerable to cancer than we are. But less than 5 percent of elephant deaths are linked to cancer, which researchers credit to the…
By Corinne Segal
Today is the 258th day that Michael Broder has published a poem on HIV. The online collection, titled HIV Here & Now, is a yearlong project by Broder to publish one poem a day leading up to June 5,…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Experts estimate there are thousands of methane leaks across the U.S., compounding the nation’s greenhouse gas inventory and foisting political pressure onto federal regulators to deal with the global warming contributor.
More than 60 schools in Detroit closed earlier this week after teachers called in sick in protest of rodent and mold problems.
By Fran Kritz, Kaiser Health News
The marketing strategy is intended to address a growing need among Latinos for kidney transplants.
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