Since January, about 3,800 New Jersey parents have opted to lay their infants to sleep in simple cardboard boxes.
The proposed American Health Care Act has undergone revisions and is headed to the House for a vote Thursday.
In recent years, there's been a shift in many communities toward employing tried-and-true public health methods as treatment for violence.
About one in 12 Americans have asthma. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six.
Food shortages in Venezuela have led to a spike in the consumption of yucca, but some Venezuelans are mistakenly eating a toxic bitter version of the root vegetable and dying.
With the onset of spring, children will want to play outside. When they do, parents might be tempted to whip out the hand sanitizer.
In pushing for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have put forth a number of claims about their own bill.
Health experts are projecting that this year, opiates will surpass car crashes as the leading cause of accidental deaths in the state.
The 40 percent excise tax, currently scheduled to begin in 2020, would be pushed off until 2025 under the latest GOP proposal.
The result, according to officials in Everett, Washington, was an epidemic of opioid drug addiction and crime that continues to plague the city.
Sarah Kliff of Vox explains the current benefits mandated under the Affordable Care Act, like prescription drugs and chronic disease management, and whether more "a la carte" health insurance could work.
A study out this week finds that people living with CF in Canada live, on average, 10 years longer than people with the disorder in the U.S.
Medicaid covers health care for more than 70 million low-income Americans, while Medicare helps support 57 million people, many older or with disabilities.
The accounts, one proposed element of the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, allow people to put aside money for medical costs, tax-free.
New technologies using ultraviolet light to kill germs are now being used to disinfect hospital rooms and nursing homes.
About one-third of all rural hospitals in the U.S. are at risk of closing. Eight of those hospitals are in Colorado.
Rep. Tom Garrett tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson why he thinks the issue is "too important to rush."
City attorney Mark Pitstick says that charging a person with a misdemeanor can help the situation.
Teens in Iceland were once among the heaviest substance abusers in Europe. Now the country boasts the fewest drinking, smoking and drug-taking youth on the continent.
The bill that House Republicans unveiled yesterday to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act includes significant changes to Medicaid funding.