When patients with potentially curable cancers choose alternative medicine instead of standard evidence-based treatments, their risk of dying grows substantially, according to a recent study in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
CVS was all over the news this week as its planned $69 billion merger with Aetna cleared regulatory hurdles—but somehow, most outlets failed to address the mystery that has confounded CVS shoppers for years: Why are the store's receipts so darn long? Rachel Sugar with Vox's "The Goods" gets to the bottom of it.
Last week, Apple announced our emoji options will be growing—sparking excitement among those of us who've long yearned for a bagel emoji, as well as among public health experts, who say one new emoji option might help combat the spread of certain diseases. Let's take a closer look.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, hospitals across the Florida Panhandle are reporting significant structural and water damage from the storm, prompting a new wave of patient evacuations and leaving one state psychiatric hospital "entirely cut off" from ground transport.
A coalition Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill to prevent federal funding for a measure that would make it harder for non-citizens who are receiving or are likely to receive Medicaid or other public benefits to legally enter the United States or become permanent U.S. residents.
House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday launched an investigation into U.S. maternal mortality rates, asking the largest health systems what they are doing to identify women with high-risk pregnancies. Advisory Board's Amanda Berra lists the five questions executives should ask themselves in response to this investigation.