An ad from a Democratic group warned that the president's Supreme Court nominee could eliminate preexisting condition protections under the Affordable Care Act, a move that "would take us back to a time when insurance companies could deny you coverage." But that depends on who "you" are.
Early studies indicate that women may have different symptoms and experiences with the neurological condition, but more research is needed, say experts from the University of Pennsylvania who hope to find clinically useful information by next year.
A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.
Reversing type 2 diabetes - or at least putting it into remission for years - is possible. Note, however, that reversal does not mean cure.
The issue has been the target of vigorous advocacy by young cancer survivors who report that their symptoms didn't get enough attention by doctors who didn't suspect colon cancer.
After decades of frustration, emphysema researchers have shown that putting one-way valves in airways can relieve the suffocating effects of the progressive, incurable, smoking-related disease.
Technology makes the difficult task of monitoring skin changes easier, and that could mean more frequent self-checks.
A staple of labor and delivery in Europe, nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is catching on in U.S. maternity units and birthing centers.
A young filmmaker has directed a documentary about deadly medical errors, an issue that his late father tackled as a pioneer of patient safety research.
Women account for 58 percent of the14.7 million people in the U.S. living with COPD and 53 percent of those who die from it, according to the American Lung Association.
The Aspen Challenge asks high school students to come up with solutions to specific problems in their communities.
An estimated 1 in 10 women suffers from endometriosis. Yet the disease remains an enigma largely because awareness is lacking.
A $1 million award will help Temple University researchers explore the relationship between the heart and fat.