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.
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.
Trapped in a metal tube in the sky, I might be spreading my anxiety to those around me.
Google reveals the truth about people’s romantic insecurities.
Why people are following a leader who can teach them how to be cold
It’s the first time the agency has asked to remove an opioid over public health fears.
Roger Severino, the devout, conservative head of civil-rights enforcement at HHS, shows the power of behind-the-scenes figures in a dysfunctional Washington.
As the Senate debates the health law’s repeal, a look back at how insurers treated preexisting conditions before the Affordable Care Act
The “healthier” option might vary from person to person.
When it comes to health disparities, the U.S. is outranked only by Portugal and Chile, a new study finds.