An investigation by The Wall Street Journal found that surgeries performed at so-called critical access hospitals in mostly rural areas carry a greater risk of complications than those at general hospitals. And financial incentives lead the small facilities to perform…
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning signs hours, days, even a few weeks before they collapse.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Patients getting chemotherapy or other complex medications may have a sudden panic when shopping for health insurance: Their drugs often don’t appear to be covered.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
Prudential Financial Inc., one of the nation’s largest life insurers, plans to announce this week that it will offer traditional individual policies to eligible people living with HIV.
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
LE BOURGET, France -- Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and…
By PBS NewsHour
NewsHour's John Carlos Frey reports in this updated segment on San Francisco's plan to zero out the number of new HIV infections. The city's public health officials, doctors, and activists have made huge strides battling the epidemic and are now…
Three new cases of Ebola emerged in Liberia this week, more than two months after the World Health Organization declared the country free of the deadly virus.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Wednesday, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported the first lab-grown replacement vocal tissue that appears pretty close to the real thing — and that produced some sound when tested in voice boxes taken from animals.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Obama administration wants you to eat your fruits and vegetables. They also want the produce to be safe.
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