After weathering the catastrophe in New Orleans 12 years ago, Dr. Ruth Berggren moved to Texas, where she again finds herself in the center of a hurricane crisis. In a Q&A, she draws parallels between the harrowing events and pinpoints risks in Harvey’s aftermath.
This immunization may mark a shift among some vaccine makers to higher-priced, “niche” preventives that protect against very specific and sometimes rare illnesses.
New research offers evidence that coverage expansion policies for adults have a positive spillover effect for kids.
New research suggests that efforts to address climbing rates of rural suicide must focus on safe access to firearms. State-based coalitions are attempting just that.
Aunque en la superficie las dos condiciones parecen muy diferentes, comparten similitudes importantes. Las dos son condiciones crónicas difíciles de tratar, y requieren intervenciones de salud física y mental de largo plazo.
As the link between obesity and depression becomes increasingly clear, so do the challenges of treating these distinct chronic conditions together.
The Trump administration has a variety of mechanisms at its disposal that could undermine the insurance exchanges.
HHS Secretary Tom Price and President Donald Trump have vowed to use administrative powers to mitigate the health law rules that created “burdens” or that don’t match up with their agenda.
The survey also found public support for program changes that would place work requirements on beneficiaries and make drug testing a condition of enrollment.
A study in Health Affairs shows that people who receive federal housing vouchers and other forms of public housing assistance are more likely to have health insurance and get regular medical care.