Because insulin is so expensive, some people take less than their prescribed dose, which may lead to preventable, very expensive complications such as kidney failure, blindness, amputation, or heart attacks.
As the CBS3 meteorologist discovered the hard way this past weekend, pregnancy and childbirth put even healthy women at increased risk of dangerous blood clots.
A medical safety expert is called in to figure out what caused serious - and baffling - internal perforations in a man who had the cosmetic fat-removing procedure.
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.