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One-fifth of us get hives at some point, and most of us may need only antihistamines to quell the itching, a study suggests.
"It's the underlying diseases, like depression, that actually leads to people dying by suicide," says Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber of the Columbia Lighthouse Project.
How can Massachusetts residents help keep down the cost of health care for all of us? A state agency is offering suggestions. Their first: Go to the emergency department less frequently.
Medical researchers have made a lot of progress developing artificial versions of organs. But they've been stumped by blood.
"Kids will continue to utilize concerts as a means of spreading their wings, and we would be wrong and ill-advised to clip those wings," Dr. Steve Schlozman writes.
We speak with Bertha Madras, one of the members of President Trump's commission to fight drug and opioid addiction, about her priorities for the commission.
Air pollution can cause a number of acute and chronic health problems, and it's getting worse in many cities around the world.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT reporter Andrew Joseph about what hospitals and patients can take away from the findings.
The company behind the cardboard boxes has just launched in Texas, and plans to hand out 400,000 boxes there this year.
Alabama’s tuberculosis epidemic and what it shows us about rural healthcare in America.
That's a nearly fourfold increase from the current uninsured rate of 2.8 percent.
Expert advice on talking with kids after the Ariana Grande concert bombing in England: reassure, stay consistent, listen more than you talk.
CVS Health is one major company that stands to feel a big impact from repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Elisabeth Poorman's one key piece of advice that medical school graduates won't hear: Get a therapist.
President Trump’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act and crack down on illegal immigration has many worried.
The requirement would mean that certain adults who are able would have to work or do training or community service to get Medicaid benefits.
Amid overwork and sleepless stress, roughly half of doctors-in-training experience depression, so it's best to be prepared.
Because suicides are so variable and unpredictable, advocates and health professionals say many different programs are needed.
Some cancer specialists believe a gentler, steadier chemo regimen -- rather than the traditional aggressive course -- could help with a central challenge they face: that many cancers evolve and become resistant to treatment.
We speak with Dr. Gene Beresin about the ways in which adults send mixed messages on distracted driving.