For families like Stephanie Pratico's with developmentally disabled children, Medicaid is the crucial bridge between private insurance and essential support.
A neurosurgeon wields a computer, not a scalpel, to knock out a malfunctioning part of the thalamus.
It was the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania for 66 years.
Last fall, Melissa Smith saw no alternative but the end of a gun. She survived. Now she wants to share this message: "You matter."
WASHINGTON (AP) - An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults - and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision.
Mice fed extra-virgin olive oil had less evidence of Alzheimer's disease.
Prodigy, one half of the groundbreaking hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, was diagnosed as an infant with a severe form of sickle cell anemia, a blood disease marked by debilitating bouts of bodily pain.
Statewide, patients admitted to a hospital at least five times in 2016 accounted for $1.25 billion in payments.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic is one of a new breed of mental health facilities across the country specializing in the many challenges that veterans face.
As one of the most common digestive diseases, it is no surprise more than 20 million Americans suffer from gallstones each year.
How can Dad get healthier and stay that way? Experts offer advice.
The "evidence" is anecdotal, but that doesn't appear to stop women desperate to solve an embarrassing problem. And there are plenty of doctors eager to help them get a therapy that lacks FDA approval or insurance coverage.
In an 11-hour marathon operation, surgeons at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia last week successfully separated 10-month-old twin girls who were joined at the top of their heads, the least common type of conjoined twins, the hospital disclosed Tuesday.
At the end of my treatments, I was declared cancer free. But now I was living with another condition caused by cancer: I was in serious debt.
Last year, 58 of Cuyahoga County's 399 fatal fentanyl overdoses were African Americans, killed by a synthetic opioid that is now responsible for almost two-thirds of the county's overall deadly overdoses.