There is nine times more water in the air around us than in all the oceans combined. Technology is helping us harvest it.
Nearly every person in San Francisco has health insurance. Can the city’s program serve as a model for the rest of the country?
There is a recognized process for documenting the medical evidence of rape. When followed correctly, it often leads to a criminal conviction. Unfortunately not enough hospitals have nurses trained to do it. Will Congress act?
Breakthrough analytical methods are proving how your microbiome — all the bacteria in your body — can hold the key to health and happiness.
When the brain is damaged, patients can regain speech and movement with the aid of Neurologic Music Therapy.
The head of the NIH claims an AIDS-free world is on the horizon. But administering drugs is the easy part — educating populations less so.
If you thought tighter restrictions were helping to solve the opioid crisis, think again. Some patients, pain doctors, and groups are pushing back.
The peculiar amphibian is somehow impervious to lethal levels of a jaundice-causing toxin — the pigment responsible for its green color.
A small group with ties to President Donald Trump’s opioid czar has just been awarded $24 million in federal grants.
In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump urged Congress to pass a controversial bill promising greater access to untested drugs for terminally ill patients. But critics charge the bill would only deliver false hope and result in even less patient protection by removing FDA oversight.
After a federal official told staff not to use certain words in budget documents, the pushback was huge. But there might have been a method to this madness.
“Right to Try” legislation would allow pharmaceutical companies to give experimental drugs to desperate patients — with no chance of being liable if things go wrong. Supporters of the measure cheer this approach but critics see dangers.
Now that ebola hysteria has stopped interrupting regular programming and the American patients are cured, the risk is gone, right? Not so fast …