CHIP, which health insurance for millions of kids, will run out of federal funds in weeks unless Congress acts. Another partisan fight may loom.
As your wealth declines, so, too, does your health. We all need to be a little more creative about how to tackle both, writes Andrea Levere, president of Prosperity Now.
By Jonathan Wosen, STAT
Shark attacks are incredibly unlikely, but here are seven things swimmers should actually be afraid of — and how to avoid them.
By Erin Mershon, STAT
When the Trump administration unveiled a new Medicare proposal this week to cut payments to hospitals as part of a drug reimbursement program, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price called the plan a “significant step toward fulfilling President Trump’s…
Doctors have a tough time being frank with patients who are dying. So they're stepping into simulators to practice telling patients the unvarnished truth.
By Hyacinth Empinado, STAT
Forget iTunes or your old zipper case of DVDs. How about storing movies in a Petri dish of E. coli? All you need is some genetic engineering with CRISPR.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
At McInnis House in Boston, one of around 80 medical respite facilitates for homeless individuals in the U.S., a writing group provide patients with something less tangible than medical care.
By Homer Venters, STAT
The unrelenting attacks on health facilities, workers, and resources in Syria and Yemen have created public health catastrophes that put millions of children at risk for death and illness.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Georgia’s public health commissioner, Brenda Fitzgerald, will succeed Dr. Tom Frieden as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Catherine Caruso, STAT
A case report describes a baby born in 2016 who suffered repeat strep infections — which were then traced back to the placenta pills taken by mother.
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