Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
"It's the underlying diseases, like depression, that actually leads to people dying by suicide," says Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber of the Columbia Lighthouse Project.
Medical researchers have made a lot of progress developing artificial versions of organs. But they've been stumped by blood.
Air pollution can cause a number of acute and chronic health problems, and it's getting worse in many cities around the world.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT reporter Andrew Joseph about what hospitals and patients can take away from the findings.
The company behind the cardboard boxes has just launched in Texas, and plans to hand out 400,000 boxes there this year.
CVS Health is one major company that stands to feel a big impact from repealing the Affordable Care Act.
President Trump’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act and crack down on illegal immigration has many worried.
The requirement would mean that certain adults who are able would have to work or do training or community service to get Medicaid benefits.
Because suicides are so variable and unpredictable, advocates and health professionals say many different programs are needed.
Lisa Gillespie of Here & Now contributor WFPL went along on a recent overdose call with a local paramedic to get a firsthand look at the problem.
Researchers in the U.K. and Belgium have found that implanted medical devices are also vulnerable to hacks.
The administration announced that it's expanding a policy that prohibits American aid from going to foreign NGOs that perform or promote abortions.
Here & Now's Robin Young discusses the dangers of teen caffeine consumption with a research scientist from the University of Buffalo.
Potent drug combinations have become a common part of the opioid epidemic, and they're highly dangerous to both drug users and law enforcement.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Dr. William Cefalu of the American Diabetes Association about Mick Mulvaney's comments, and the organization's response.
The suit takes on companies including CVS Health and McKesson Corporation, alleging they didn’t properly monitor prescription painkillers, which eventually "flooded" every Cherokee county.
The health advocacy group The Fishing Partnership says it hopes to eventually make the drug a staple in every ship's medical kit.
Scientists say melting permafrost could cause bacteria and viruses that have long been dormant to spring back to life.
Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that it's re-entering the Knoxville market, just three months after the only remaining insurer, Humana, said it was pulling out.
Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with Kaiser Health News correspondent Julie Rovner for more on what high-risk pools are.