By PBS NewsHour
Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail after a bout of pneumonia. On Wednesday, she released a letter from her doctor that said she is “fit to serve” as president. On Thursday, Donald Trump released his medical records from…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
The start of flu season is still weeks — if not months — away. Yet marketing of the flu shot has become an almost year-round effort.
By Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work.
Now five years old, the war in Syria has taken an immense emotional and physical toll on those close to the fighting. Nisreen Katbi fled from Syria to Jordan four years ago and now runs a center that helps fellow…
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
Olympic athletes can burn thousands of calories as they strive for gold medals, making food essential for their training. We were fascinated by how professional athletes fuel themselves for Olympic events, so we reached out to the Olympians themselves. Here’s…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Nearly one in five people infected with HIV globally lives in South Africa, and only half of those individuals are on treatment. But the nation has made major strides against the virus in recent years and now is aggressively moving…
Rwanda emerged from its genocide in 1994 to build one of the most successful AIDS responses in Africa and is now working mightily to halt mother-to-child HIV transmissions. They’re doing it with a creative mix of science, technology and “aggressive…
It was an unprecedented meeting of the minds and it happened at Harvard Medical School. The subject of April’s confab? Medical cannabis. Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There…
The epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in America is Atlanta and the southeast, and among the hardest hit populations are gay and bisexual black men. According to the CDC, half of them will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes…
By Elisabeth Ponsot, Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Last year, Consumer Reports found 30 percent of Americans with private health insurance have received a surprise bill, where their insurance plan paid less than they expected.
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