Doctors and drug developers have a stake in making cancer treatments seem better than they really are.
Doctors are beginning to pay attention to injuries, such as brain damage or kidney failure, that can afflict people who survive an overdose.
Lawmakers in California, like their counterparts in Congress, are considering a tax that would pay for addiction prevention and treatment efforts.
Traditionally there for mothers giving birth, a doula’s role has evolved to comforting seniors facing death.
Unlike heroin, fentanyl routinely shuts down breathing in seconds, and it’s becoming more common.
Republicans seek lower cost and more choice for health insurance sold to individuals, but cutting coverage standards could leave fewer comprehensive plans, analysts say.
A state with integrated systems for end-of-life care offers better treatment for the seriously ill, according to a new study.
An aging writer discovers there are worse things than going bald after examining the side effects of a popular hair loss drug purportedly used by President Donald Trump.
In this broadcast by KPCC radio in Los Angeles, California Healthline’s Heidi de Marco reports on the challenges of a daughter caring for her Alzheimer’s-afflicted mother.
Aetna will be the third major insurer to remove prior authorization requirements for patients who seek medication-assisted treatments such as Suboxone.