U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams called on emergency physicians to take a bigger role advocating for evidence-based treatment, supporting harm reduction strategies like safe injection sites and needle exchanges.
HHS plans to announce forthcoming regulations on Friday that would ban Title X family planning providers from referring patients to abortion clinics, and also prohibit funding for Planned Parenthood.
As House lawmakers try to loosen a controversial limit on residential treatment for opioid addicts, Medicaid reimbursement issues are getting wrapped into the bigger fight over how much Congress should chip away at the longtime provision.
Mayors across the U.S. have claimed they don't have enough health data on residents to target health needs. NYU's dashboard uses demographic data from 500 of the largest American cities to identify health needs.
The CDC is recommending that $100 million in grants for rural counties battling the opioid epidemic should focus on areas with the highest hepatitis C infection rates, leaving out many hard-hit areas.
The National Institutes of Health wants to gather data from 1 million people, including those historically underrepresented in medical research, to advance precision medicine and improve prevention and treatments.
Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids killed more people than prescription opioids in 2016, marking a new phase in the opioid crisis.
Nearly 200 congressional Republicans want to cut off Planned Parenthood from Title X family planning grants, a move expected soon from the Trump administration.
With spring in the air, so is pollen. Allergy sufferers from coast to coast, get ready. AccuWeather reported that some parts of the country are already seeing the highest pollen counts ever recorded.
President Donald Trump is planning an executive order to ban Planned Parenthood from the Title X family planning grant program, according to a White House aide. The consequences could be far-reaching for other safety-net clinics.
Baltimore won a lawsuit against HHS over funding cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs, city Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen learned while speaking at Modern Healthcare's opioid symposium.
Blacks in the U.S. saw a 28% drop in premature death over the last 25 years, narrowing the gap in earlier-than-expected deaths between whites and blacks, according to a new study.