$460 million will go toward developing vaccines that prevent outbreaks like Ebola from taking the world by surprise.
The move is merely the latest in Trump’s dance with the anti-vax community.
Finding a reliable way to quantify pain would help with treatment, but that requires understanding what pain actually is
A king’s quest to protect himself from poison led to an explosion of expensive potions that were prescribed for every ailment—until officials started reining them in.
One of the most important machines in modern medicine can now be made with little more than paper, string, and tape.
GOP Governors John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan urge lawmakers to protect the Medicaid expansions they say are working in their states.
Despite its dangers, the gene appears to protect the brain from parasites.
With roots in race and gender discord, has the “tomboy” label worn out its welcome? An Object Lesson.
I don’t want no scrubs.
Democrats and Republicans are once again fighting over whether to scrap the six-year-old law. This time, however, the stakes are real.
A meaningful diet resolution might be to eat more sustainably.
Even if he thinks they don’t
Some of the 20,000 victims are still alive today.
The proposed regulation could be used to detain people without due process, or examine them without informed consent.
When men actually began to be diagnosed as “hysterics,” doctors searched for a cause. They found a chemical that may be on the rise again today.
Several of Trump’s cabinet nominees have been outspoken critics of using embryonic stem cells and fetal tissue in research, and now some scientists fear the worst.
Researchers may have found a less-contentious way to deal with the NFL’s concussion epidemic than marijuana.
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It’s not clear that the next administration is ready to deal with an outbreak of Ebola, flu, or other emerging diseases.
Trump supporters in southern Pennsylvania say the Affordable Care Act has been a letdown. Here’s what they’d like instead.