Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act deals a heavy blow to public health efforts by eliminating key funding created by the landmark healthcare reform bill.
Public health officials on Thursday said cuts to the National Institutes of Health proposed by President Donald Trump will weaken the global response to infectious disease outbreaks like Ebola.
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said on Tuesday he hasn't talked to the GOP senators working on an ACA replacement about what will happen if millions of Americans lose access to treatment.
The American Medical Association delayed a measure on Monday that would have allowed physicians to prescribe the drug buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid abuse without obtaining a waiver.
Providence St. Joseph Health's behavioral health foundation on Wednesday unveiled the first three recipients of grants from its $100 million fund to improve mental health treatment access and outcomes.
A study published Monday is the first to link affordable stable housing with better healthcare access.
The FCC's Connect2Health task force is leading the project, which has an overarching goal of bringing broadband and other advanced technologies to healthcare.
As President Trump on Thursday pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, several healthcare executives vowed to continue their environmental stewardship efforts—with or without White House support.
Nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.
A team of chemists at the University of Alberta can determine about how much pee is in a pool by measuring the artificial sweeteners found in most people's urine.
Agencies responsible for running tests to identify Zika don't have the right equipment to do so and there aren't enough coordinated efforts to control the mosquito population, according to a new federal analysis released Tuesday.
Public health officials caution that President Donald Trump's most recent budget proposal would leave the nation vulnerable to disease outbreaks or unable to adequately respond to emergencies for years.