Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT's Megan Thielking about what we know — and don't know — about the safety of the live bacteria.
The five-year survival rate for glioblastoma is 2 to 3 percent. There's no single treatment, but genetic research is offering new approaches.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Christie Gillespie, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky.
In California, doctors are prescribing food as medicine to treat low-income patients with congestive heart failure.
During the tobacco picking season in North Carolina, it's all hands on deck — and some of those hands belong to kids as young as 7 years old.
A new study published this week in the field of senolytics might provide a key to anti-aging. Scientists have found that in using compounds to kill off so-called senescent -...
Investors are questioning the ethics of dumping billions into an industry criticized for posing health risks.
Flint, Michigan, changed its water system in 2014, resulting in water so toxic that residents got sick. Some even died. But that flip of a switch isn't when the city's...
If anyone knows what the 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach have been going through, it's the Chilean miners whose 69-day ordeal similarly gripped the world's attention in 2010.
The new project will gather information on patients who respond unusually well to cancer treatments that don't help others.
A group of Massachusetts 11th-graders spent the school year collecting documents and artifacts, including an early 20th century precursor of a hearing aid.
Madelyn Beck of Illinois Newsroom reports on what's being done about the gun-related suicides in rural Illinois.
A new program in Arizona, is training first responders — including police and firefighters — to work with people with disabilities and dementia.
The drug baloxavir marboxil, already approved for use in Japan, could soon change the way we battle the flu each year in the U.S.
About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. But how do we know just how bad allergy season is each year?
Makkai's new novel "The Great Believers" looks at how AIDS not only ravaged the gay community in Chicago in the 1980s and '90s, but continued to impact lives decades later.
Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor has won three Olympic medals. But her career almost came to a halt after she suffered a concussion in 2015.
When Elizabeth Katkin and her husband decided to have children, it took nine years, seven miscarriages, 10 in vitro fertilization treatments and close to $200,000.
There is a growing population of chronic pain patients who are already dependent on opioids and need to find new doctors willing to treat them.
Abortion remains illegal across much of Latin America. In Argentina, lawmakers are considering legislation that would legalize abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.