The hospital used a once-controversial but increasingly common donation procedure.
In Appalachia, a primary-care clinic offers quick bursts of psychotherapy on the spot.
A noninvasive, nonsurgical procedure is enticing customers who might not otherwise seek out cosmetic treatments.
Recalling the Ebola outbreak of 2014, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, lamented…
Science is learning more about the health benefits of going outside—at a time when access to wild spaces is ever-more unequal.
A seller of dietary supplements is succeeding by promising power to the aggrieved.
Thoughts that will not be featured at the Aspen Ideas Festival
The long-awaited proposal begins with few friends and many critics—on the right, the center, and the left. But the chilly reception doesn’t mean the legislation is doomed.
After I was prescribed a brand-name drug I didn’t need and given a coupon to cover the out-of-pocket costs, I discovered yet another reason why Americans pay too much for health care.
A big question
“Compost bin. Pig trough. Dog-food bowl. Laptop keyboard.”
One scientist’s solution to drug-resistant bacteria
What we know of the medical case of the young American who was imprisoned in North Korea
After Oregon legalized the drug, its use went up—but mainly among teens who also binge-drink.
With Democrats accusing the administration of sabotaging the health law, two GOP committee chairmen urge the president to continue payments to insurers that could shore up the insurance market.
…at least in worms. Would it work in humans?
They’ve said if Republicans dropped their repeal demand, they’d be willing to help repair the law. Here are some of their ideas.
Why more than half of America's healthcare spending goes to five percent of patients
Each year, one in every 20 Americans racks up just as much in medical bills as another 19 combined. This critical five percent of the U.S. population is key to solving the nation's health care spending crisis.
One approach for people interested in breaking a compulsive checking habit
Frustrated by the failures in his field, Tom Insel, a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, is now trying to reduce the world’s anguish through the devices in people’s pockets.
A cannabis company believes the pot industry could save tribal nations from poverty. But many argue it would only make a drug problem worse.
The unmarked graves belong to patients who died in a state asylum.