A component of cannabis reduced seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions.
Ethiopia’s former health minister -- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus -- has been elected to serve as the next director-general of the World Health Organization — the first African picked to lead the global health agency.
By Kate Sheridan, STAT
Flushing fallopian tubes with a poppyseed oil-based solution may help a woman to conceive, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
The rejection prompted anger from Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has pushed the U.S. Army to negotiate a more favorable agreement with Sanofi.
By Max Blau, STAT
The Copper Basin Medical Center has launched a GoFundMe campaign to try to raise enough money to serve its rural community. It's not going well.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
To date there have been nine suspected cases of Ebola, three of whom have died, according to local authorities. The first case dates back to April 22.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain.
By Max Blau and Casey Ross, STAT
The GOP hailed the American Health Care Act as a win for consumers, who may get more choices in insurance. But even some Trump voters are wary.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
A new type of “waiver” from federal rules has dramatically expanded options for Medicaid beneficiaries, and could help other states serve those in need.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
While pediatric doctors have to be certified to treat children, there are no rules for when a patient must switch to another doctor once the patient reaches adulthood. Here's why some grown-ups decide to stay put.
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