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.
To parents who think their kids might be addicted to video games, the World Health Organizations says, "You might be right."
A report from the American Psychiatric Association urges people to "participate in policy and advocacy to combat climate change." That's just one of the medical groups writing about mental health...
In Athens, Greece, a tech startup is helping people redistribute their leftover medicine through an app called GivMed.
The percentage of workers between ages 25 and 54 who are employed or looking for work is well below the rate of other developed countries, one report says.
Over the past 10 years, gun owners and public health experts in the state have come together to work on a prevention campaign.
The bills look at everything from addiction treatment to larger drug enforcement efforts to support for families.
The deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have renewed a conversation about how to tell if someone might be experiencing suicidal thoughts.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more people in the U.S. are getting sick from bugs — like mosquitoes, fleas and ticks.
The Desi Physician Moms group on Facebook began as a space to share the frustrations and joys of work, family and travel. But slowly, stories of domestic violence began to...
"People always think recovery is either you're completely abstinent or you're in full chaotic use, and there is a world in between," says Jess Tilley, president of the New England...
The company says the information at risk is limited to emails and passwords, and not more sensitive personal or genetic information.
In April, the Pennsylvania House passed a bill that would ban abortions in cases where there was a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
"Option A is, 'You are paralyzed, what are you going to do about it?' Option B is, 'You are paralyzed. Let’s sit and wallow in self-pity,' " Dr. Daniel Grossman...
DNA testing is not just for humans curious about their own disease risks or ancestry. Ranchers are embracing it to better predict how beef cattle will develop.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd looks at whether device companies are actually helping reduce technology addiction with Derek Thompson of The Atlantic.
A study tracked 122 men and women released from prison in Massachusetts between 2012 and 2014, and found 42 percent of them had seen someone killed during their childhood.
The legislation, which has been debated for years, would allow terminally ill patients quicker access to unapproved medications.