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Rear-seat passengers who don’t use seat belts are eight times as likely as those who do to be injured or killed in a crash, research says.
The Trump administration would give states and utilities more flexibility in how they dispose of the potentially toxic substance.
The emphasis on personal liberty can often be detrimental to a patient’s mental health.
A neighbor says CDC epidemiologist Timothy Cunningham told her to delete his number shortly before he disappeared on Feb. 12.
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Sarah Kliff of Vox discuss the latest lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
Federal health officials won’t say whether they will allow alternative health plans that many experts contend are illegal.
The health effects of extended smoke exposure are largely unknown because it’s difficult to conduct studies. But last summer’s wildfire season has handed scientists a unique opportunity for research.
Doctors and relatives often insist on treatment that is ineffective, delaying palliative care.
“We just hope he will just come home safely. None of this makes sense," Timothy Cunningham's brother said after his disappearance.
An Australian tourist visited New York City in mid-February, carrying the notoriously contagious measles virus.
Chest compressions to the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” can save someone in cadiac arrest.
But public health officials want to see consecutive weeks of decline before they will say the season has peaked.
The rich trove of fossils is in an unprotected area of Bears Ears, and has been looted before.
Fentanyl was created to treat severe pain — particularly for cancer patients — and for use as an anesthesia. Then dealers started cutting it with heroin.
Victor Buso, a locksmith in Argentina, photographed a supernova at the earliest stage ever seen, which has revealed clues about how stars explode.
Hospitals increasingly team up with lending institutions to offer low- or no-interest loans to patients to make sure their bills get paid. But critics say the complexity of hospital pricing means consumers should be cautious.
The agency recommends that people not consume kratom in any form because it could be contaminated.
In a rare discovery, scientists caught the deep-sea octopus in the act of hatching.
The Trump administration says its latest move would give consumers an affordable alternative to the law’s marketplaces
The policy change is expected to entice younger and healthier people from the general insurance pool by allowing a range of lower-cost options that don’t include all the benefits required by the federal health law.