Between 2012 and 2016, the cost of insulin for treating Type 1 diabetes nearly doubled, according to the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute.
Crystal Dosher said that moment changed her life, because she had just started school and was watching her son begin his career as well.
Over the years, Enrique Galvan had numerous surgeries in Paraguay to try to remove the large, heavy tumors hanging from his body. But because of the extensive nature of his case, the procedures were not successful. Ultimately, doctors in his home country told him that there was nothing more they could do for him.
This isn’t the first time I’ve felt unimportant to him. Sometimes I feel as if people just don’t care about me in general.
The head of the National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday that he would no longer appear on all-male panels at public scientific meetings, saying the effort to include women and other underrepresented people "must begin at the top."
She arrives without saying hello, picks at her food and, worst of all, picks her fingernails and split ends before and after the meal at the table.
New research finds that throughout a dog’s life, the stress levels of a canine and his or her human tend to rise and fall together. In fact, stress in a dog appears to be more closely linked to the stress of its owner than it is to the dog’s own temperament.
One night, I was enjoying a mini-vacation. The next, a doctor told me my 59-year-old dad might die.
"Consumers accept practices in health care that they would not tolerate in any other area," said Elisabeth Rosenthal, editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News and a trained doctor.
Biel said she worries about people such as her friends, whose child has a medical condition that requires exemption from vaccinations.
The $1 million the county set aside for land could now go to construction or operating costs if the partnership moves forward.
The nation's opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to file claims or promise to sue drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies.
States that allowed marijuana use for medical purposes actually had 23 percent more deaths from opioid overdoses, when they looked over a longer period of time.
Mounting research suggests that disrupting the typical sleep-wake cycle may contribute to poor health, increasing risks for high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and obesity.
The parental permission required for a child to use sunscreen varies from school district to school district.
Such restrictions in contracts are widespread in many industries - including, anecdotally, in medicine.
On Memorial Day — more than a week after the bite — the couple took him to a nearby emergency room. He was soon diagnosed with a very rare tick-borne illness, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, his mother said.
Despite being in their teens and early 20s, professional gamers are at risk for injuries that most people associate with middle-age office workers who spend their days planted in front of a computer screen: carpal tunnel syndrome, elbow, shoulder and neck pain, eye strain, as well as musculoskeletal injuries like tendinitis and back pain.
The clinic’s aim is to identify patients with certain conditions that place them at risk of stroke and, working together, determine the appropriate steps to prevent it
The surgeons removed it from Rachel Palma's brain and placed it under a microscope to get a closer look. Then they sliced into it — and found a baby tapeworm.
A new gateway at 42nd and Leavenworth Streets will feature 18 colorful Jun Kaneko-designed "columns" and a walkway with benches meant to give people — patients, family, visitors, staffers and the public — a place to relax.
The county had approved a $1 million purchase agreement for a six-acre plot of land near 25th Street and Highway 370 in Bellevue. But, the county announced Thursday, they've decided against purchasing the Bellevue plot.
A new outpatient health care facility is under construction to better serve the needs of veterans in the Norfolk area.
He shared his daughter’s experience as evidence that life-saving medical innovation can be possible while also guarding against unintended consequences and ethical dilemmas. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., countered, speaking of her own breast cancer and the possibility that science will advance to a point where genetic mutations that cause illness could be eliminated.
An epidemiological investigation led to the Omaha childcare center.