Want to be a doctor? Beware the 'hidden costs' of medical school.

The "hidden costs" of medical school—from Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) registration fees to travel expenses for interviews—can pose a barrier for non-white, low-income students who want to enter the profession.

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Exercise may fight depression. But how much do you need?

Exercise may be linked to a reduced risk of depression, even in people who are genetically predisposed to the condition, according to a recent study that analyzed data from the ongoing Partners Biobank study.

Is CBD actually safe? Here's why FDA is raising the alarm.

FDA is raising new safety concerns about products containing cannabidiol (CBD), particularly CBD-containing foods, and last week sent warning letters to 15 companies the agency said are illegally marketing CBD products.

Massachusetts just enacted America's toughest e-cigarette restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) on Wednesday signed into law a bill that imposes new state restrictions on sales of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to the growing number of youth using e-cigarettes and an outbreak of a vaping-linked lung illness.

Doctors are turning to YouTube for medical training. Is that safe?

More doctors are turning to YouTube to "fill gaps" in their training before certain medical procedures, but research has found that some of the videos are not medically sound, Christina Farr reports for CNBC.

The 2019-2020 flu season so far, charted

Ten states were experiencing widespread flu activity, while 40 states were experiencing sporadic, local, or regional flu activity as of Nov. 23, according to the latest CDC data.

Around the nation: Man uses Facebook to find the nurse who saved his life

Nurse Greg Collins performed CPR on Jerry Hollenkamp, who had lost consciousness in a turn lane, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Minnesota and Ohio.