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With an increasing number of hearing aids being sold directly to consumers, advocates are eager for the FDA rules to come out.
Microbiome startups have been alternately hailed for health breakthroughs and indicted for fraud.
Thousands of people have rushed to receive infusions of powerful antibody cocktails shown to reduce hospitalizations by 70% when given promptly to high-risk patients.
Despite widespread consensus on the importance of addiction treatment in the ER, many hospitals fail to screen for substance use.
The new contract – which is retroactive to July 15, when the old contract expired and expires on April 30, 2025 -- ends a month-long public spat.
For those heading to schools far from home, it can be especially tricky navigating the complex world of insurance to pay for such crucial care.
Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, famous for taking on Big Tobacco in the '90s and winning, worked on a series of ill-fated national lawsuits against nonprofit hospitals.
Eager to find new sources of revenue, hospital systems of all sizes have been experimenting as venture capitalists for healthcare startups.
Heat is the leading weather-related cause of death in the United States.
In 2020, during the pandemic's first year, suicides among white residents decreased compared with previous years, while they increased among Black residents.