By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:43
Health care systems and health plans in the two dozen states that opted out of the federal expansion of Medicaid are facing increasing financial pressures.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:29
As much as 97 percent of pharmaceutical websites in a recent review sold medicine that carried no formal approval whatsoever.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:12
The former head of the FDA says nutrition labels aren't clear enough to read or encourage healthy eating.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 15:49
The U.S. government is so overwhelmed by the recent surge in illegal border crossings, officials are failing to provide proper medical examinations.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:11
A surge in new graduates has upset expectations of a nursing shortage, yet some researchers believe the size of the RN workforce also reflects the trend of delaying retirement.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:02
A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee is probing a recent anthrax lab incident, questioning safety practices at the CDC and determining if a cover-up occurred at federal laboratories.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:30
The public and medical community incur costs beyond financial burden when research misconduct occurs.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 16:11
HHS has made $11 million available to better serve people living with HIV, especially racial/ethnic minorities, while also expanding prevention and care services within communities most impacted by HIV.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:27
Rape cases in Rhode Island decreased when a change in state law legalized indoor prostitution between 2003 and 2009.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:11
Back when gay marriage was illegal in California, one woman underwent a double mastectomy so that she could legally change her gender to male in order to marry her girlfriend.
By Ben Wolford | Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:39
Pennsylvania could have created a registry of complaints about its fracking industry in 2011. Now the former health secretary says that was a mistake.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:32
Mallory Loyola was first to be arrested on Tuesday under a new Tennessee law allowing prosecutors to charge a woman with criminal assault if she uses illegal drugs during her pregnancy and her baby is harmed as a result.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:14
The Journal of Vibration and Control has retracted 60 scientific articles following the discovery of a fraudulent "peer-review and citation ring."
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:32
Compared to previous generations, adults between the ages of 18 and 24 are more likely to graduate from high school and also to attend college.