Trump looks to defund Planned Parenthood abortion services
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.
Many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12, greatly reducing the risk of heart damage it sometimes can cause, a study suggests.
Federal regulators approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids.
Six U.S. states on sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.
Health insurers are moving beyond medical claims. They want to know if you have a ride to the doctor’s office or if you’re eating right too. It’s a push to keep people healthy and control medical spending. WellCare Health Plans Inc. has been traveling this path for years.
Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t...
Some students with dyslexia are able to mask their struggles the first few years of school, experts say, and don’t typically fall behind their...
Four more states are reporting illnesses in a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and...