Spatial Epidemiology Used to Identify Three Key Hepatitis C Hotspots in Massachusetts
Public health researchers from Tufts and colleagues conducted a spatial epidemiology study to identify hotspot clusters of hepatitis C infections...
Winning While Pregnant: How Athletes Do It
Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.
Diagnosis: What Caused This College Student’s Stomach Pain and Vomiting?
No one could figure out the problem — until it was too late.
Op-Ed Contributors: How Trump Could Save Obamacare, and Help Himself
A pivot from “repeal and replace” to “repair and rebrand” could be smart politics for the president.
Public Health: What Changed in the Health Repeal Plan to Win Over the Freedom Caucus
There are three rules that states could apply to waive in the newest proposed revision to the Republicans’ health care plan.
Global Health: Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New Mothers, Study Finds
Postpartum hemorrhage, which kills 100,000 women in developing countries, can be treated with a nearly forgotten blood-clotter invented in the 1950s.
Anthem Threatens to Leave Health Exchanges if Subsidies Are Halted
The insurer’s earnings beat expectations, but it warned it could withdraw from some marketplaces or raise rates sharply if the government does not...
Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world
A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three of the 100,000 new mothers who bleed to death after childbirth every year,...
Pope Francis blesses child fighting rare brain tumor
A six-year-old boy from Massachusetts battling a rare form of pediatric cancer shared an unforgettable moment with Pope Francis last week.
Readmission Penalties Don't Correlate to Heart Attack Outcomes
A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a...
Beer Drinkers May Develop Irregular Heart Rhythms
German scientists used Oktoberfest to show that moderate social drinking may lead to arrhythmias.
Hard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal Obamacare
The support of the House Freedom Caucus breathed new life into efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it was not clear whether it enough.