The vaccine, BCG, is relatively cheap. But experts caution the therapy could be overhyped and, if proven effective, wind up overpriced.
Moses West, a retired Army officer, is hoping to showcase his atmospheric water generator in Vieques, Puerto Rico, and stir up business.
Residentes de la isla deben recoger agua potable en botellas de plástico para cocinar, beber y ducharse. Ha habido un aumento de casos de leptospirosis.
Efforts to restore tap water service has been delayed in many rural areas of Puerto Rico, but even in the cities running water can be interrupted by electrical power outages at pumping stations.
Although homeless shelters provide lifesaving protection from the winter’s cold, they also act as incubators for diseases like influenza.
Begun as a health care safety net for children and low-income families, Medicaid increasingly underwrites a range of services in America’s public schools.
The state insurance exchange is committing nearly five times more money than the federal government on ads urging people to sign up for health insurance, reflecting conflicting attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act.
Aunque menos publicitada, la alergia a la leche puede significar un grave problema de salud, y un gasto en atención médica enorme para la familia.
A new study by Fair Health finds that milk registered the highest average number of services and treatments per patient of any food allergy in 2016.
La isla enfrenta el riesgo de brotes de enfermedades, y desafíos en la atención médica luego del devastador paso del huracán María.