Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Medicaid recipient, Latoya Maddox, who's also a member of ADAPT, one of the groups organizing protests.
"The Boy Who Loved Too Much" chronicles several years in the life of a boy with a rare genetic disorder called Williams syndrome.
It turns out that painful ice cream headache is the basis for new research into the causes and effects of pain.
For Jennifer Brown and her husband Mike, getting health care is not as simple as doing what the doctor says. They always consider the cost.
There's controversy over whether dogs can help PTSD patients, and whether the government should pay for them.
The greasy fried dough is a Navajo staple. But it's also a source of poor nutrition on a reservation labeled a food desert by the U.S. government.
Eilene Zimmerman has written in The New York Times about her ex-husband, a well-known patent lawyer who died of complications from drug addiction.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Dr. Barbara O'Brien, a professor of neuro-oncology, about what glioblastoma is and how it's treated.
Mark Wietecha, president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Association, discusses what kind of health care revisions he wants to see.
Authorities are now looking into how the boy may have come in contact with the powerful painkiller.
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.
The illness is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and it's becoming more common in places where marijuana is legal.
It's part of a project to map how people with Parkinson's and other mobility issues react to jolts and falls.
A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended approval of a novel cancer treatment that uses a disabled form of HIV to reprogram the body's own white blood cells.
Two former sales representatives for Insys Therapeutics pled guilty this week to breaking anti-kickback laws.
Though it may sound distasteful, the ruins of toilets and sewer systems can be a treasure trove for researchers who want to know how early Romans lived and ate.
Three times a week, biologists release male mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia in the hopes they will mate with female mosquitoes and make them sterile.
Six years ago, Jessamyn Stanley decided to give yoga another try. She'd been convinced that the exercise was not for her, but this time around was different.
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.
"Different Kind of Tears" is part of an awareness campaign to fight opioid addiction. It was created in partnership with the Recovery Centers of America and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.