The findings come as health officials confront large and protracted mumps epidemics that have become more common around the country.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Researchers at Harvard University have invented super sticky, medical adhesives inspired by slug mucus.
By Teresa L. Carey
When Elizabeth Silver's daughter was 6 weeks old, she suffered a serious stroke and spent weeks in the NICU. Confronted with damning statistics, Silver began to see the numbers as one version of a story, with room for interpretation. The…
By PBS NewsHour
The cost of two widely used radiology medicines for lung and kidney scans has jumped between 500 percent and 1,800 percent over the last four years.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
Numerous doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing doctor shortages.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
When prescribing medications, caring for children poses a particular challenge. They’re not just little adults. Their still-developing brains and bodies metabolize drugs differently, and what works for grown-ups can yield radically different — and sometimes dangerous — results in kids.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
As President Trump continues to step up immigration enforcement, medical centers say the changes are indeed keeping immigrants out of hospitals and clinics.
By Jason J. Han and Neha Vapiwala, STAT
Immigrant physicians represent a huge asset U.S. health care. Attracting and training these physicians is a boon for public health.
By Kristin Hugo
A new study suggests many adult asthma patients are misdiagnosed or improperly managed, which leads to unnecessary drug treatments.
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