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“You notice it. You feel it pulling on you,” says Harvard engineer Conor Walsh of the "exosuit" designed to help people walk longer or run farther with less fatigue.
Scientists say two experimental drugs developed in the Democratic Republic of Congo appear to improve survival rates among people with Ebola.
Harvard Business School professor Leemore Dafny has studied this question and joins us this morning with some insights.
The study on glioblastoma is the first example of such on-and-off gene therapy in humans, researchers say.
Some public health advocates say such facilities allow medical professionals to monitor illegal drug use and potentially prevent overdoses, saving lives.
Why are costs rising and what's being done to help keep water affordable?
The state's second- and third-largest health insurance companies plan to merge.
Despite opposition from federal prosecutors, Joseph Curtatone is pledging to open a clinic where doctors and nurses would monitor illegal drug use and could reverse an overdose.
Recent efforts to study the genetics of a number of illnesses have what many of us are calling a “diversity problem.” Most of the work in human genetics so far...
A new high school in Columbus, Ohio, helps teens who have been dealing with a drug addiction learn in a safe environment.
On four key measures of health -- blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and smoking -- MGH researchers find no improvement and continuing gaps, particularly for younger, nonwhite and female patients....
RIP Medical Debt has now forgiven more than $800 million in medical debt.
Hospitals can help the chronically homeless -- high users of emergency departments -- find housing, write Dr. Alister Martin and David Velasquez.
Nine communities are now at a critical risk level for the mosquito-transferred disease, commonly referred to as EEE.
The sweeps have focused attention on the city's balancing act in trying to help drug users and maintain public safety in the neighborhood.
It's not hard to see the parallels between "Operation Clean Sweep" and well-documented human rights abuses happening elsewhere, writes Miles Howard.
A roundtable of Latina analysts on the shooting in El Paso, racism and domestic terrorism in America now.
In Nevada, researchers are collecting genetic information from thousands of volunteers in the largest health study of its kind in the world.
Quality of care measures of a common coronary artery procedure are just as good for blacks as whites in the military health care system, a new study finds.
New research suggests that warming seawater and changing ocean conditions might be causing toxic mercury concentrations to rise in many fish, including Atlantic bluefin tuna, cod and spiny dogfish.