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Fentanyl users may be using naloxone to reverse as many overdoses as paramedics — or more.
HHS seeks to change how far civil rights protections extend and how those protections are enforced.
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Spravato maker Janssen provided the FDA modest evidence that it worked and only in limited trials. It presented no information about the use of Spravato beyond 60 weeks.
Public health departments are redirecting scarce resources to try to control the spread of measles. Their success relies on shoe-leather detective work.
In a program called My Life, My Story, volunteer writers seek out vets at the VA hospitals, ask them all about their lives, and write up a thousand-word biography.
Laws requiring large group health plans to put mental health benefits on an equal footing with physical health have been partially successful, but more work needs to be done.
As health costs continue to grow, straining employer budgets and slowing wage growth, the business community is beginning to take the option more seriously.
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.
It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to healthcare.