States are encouraging Medicaid recipients to use alternative treatments like acupuncture and yoga, rather than managing their pain with opioids.
A new study reports that states that rejected the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion had a significant increase in hospital closures.
Women who need medication when they're pregnant have little information about whether or not the drugs are harmful to them or their fetuses.
Pancreatic cancer is among the deadliest of cancers. But new strides may lead to better understanding of the causes and progression of the disease.
The pill is designed to help patients take medication consistently, but it also raises some privacy concerns.
Researchers and manufacturers of the vaccine are trying to find a way to produce a more effective product.
Lev Facher, Washington correspondent for STAT, joins Here & Now's Robin Young with more on what to expect.
The smartphone app Nurx is available in 15 states and Washington, D.C., but it’s under fire from anti-abortion activists who say there should be stricter telemedicine laws.
If approved, Luxturna would be the first legal gene therapy on the market in the U.S.
The annual Twin Days Festival in Ohio is one big laboratory for researchers.
The findings advance our understanding of how the microbiome is linked to multiple sclerosis, and what potential treatments might be developed.
Many hospitals and doctors say Watson has had trouble learning about different types of cancer, according to an investigation by STAT.
A group of people genetically at risk of developing the disease are trying dietary and other changes to prevent, or at least delay, its onset.
Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with STAT reporter Casey Ross, who's been fact-checking claims about incidental exposure.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with STAT's Casey Ross about how the rankings are done, and why they matter to both hospitals and consumers.
This week, the FDA did something rare: it reversed itself, and said it would no longer require further study of a drug for a rare disease.
Eleven-month-old Charlie Gard was born with an extremely rare genetic condition called mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome.
Fasting has become a more popular way for people to quickly lose weight and improve their health, but is it the best approach to meet those goals?
In March, President Trump set up a commission to focus on the opioid crisis. But this week the group missed its first deadline.
The rapper, half of the duo Mobb Deep, was diagnosed with sickle cell as an infant and his death has raised questions about the disease.