Many beauty products, especially those marketed to African-American women, contain potentially toxic ingredients.
Is it ever OK to spank your child? In a new guidance to parents, the American Academy of Pediatrics says spanking can cause long-term harm.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with a professor of biology and neuroscience about what "falling back" an hour means for our schedules and our bodies.
Doctors around the country are using telemedicine to remotely administer medications for abortion.
The program is stable this year, despite the Trump administration's efforts to undermine it.
Ahead of the midterms next Tuesday, STAT correspondent Lev Facher takes a look at how Democrats could change drug pricing.
Despite a law requiring insurers to cover mental illness as a medical issue, many still struggle to get their treatments paid for.
In July, New York became the first state to require mental health education in every public school.
Veterans who need wheelchairs, walkers and artificial limbs may wait months before getting the equipment from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The retired Supreme Court justice announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with dementia and potentially Alzheimer's disease.
Despite actively trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have promised to keep protections for pre-existing conditions, which are popular with voters.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Helen Branswell, STAT's infectious diseases and public health reporter, for the latest on acute flaccid myelitis.
The U.K. is supposed to leave the European Union next March, but it remains to be seen what the new relationship might look like.
The research is clear: not sleeping is dangerous. For many, though, it's still elusive. That's why Harvard University sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler unveiled an online sleep class for all...
Studies have shown the vaccine to be nearly 90 percent effective in preventing cancers and precancerous lesions.
Arriving on the shores of Greece, the first faces refugees tend to see are those of aid workers. Those workers may pull the boats to shore, bring refugees clothing and...
The Grand Canyon has increasingly become a destination for trail runners wanting to push their limits.
"We had a caller tell us that they had their first flashback in three years," the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago's director of counseling services tells Here & Now's Robin Young.
Jim Allison, chair of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, shares the prize with Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo.
New data show the number of children born with syphilis in the U.S. has more than doubled since 2013.