Because insulin is so expensive, some people take less than their prescribed dose, causing higher blood sugars, which may lead to preventable, very expensive complications such as kidney failure, blindness, amputation, heart attacks or even death.
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.
N.J. bayshore town serves as an example of how rising seas are playing out in smaller communities with little resources to spend millions replenishing beaches and replacing aging infrastructure.
Q. How would Medicare coverage change under the Republicans' health care bill? Would the annual free wellness exams be eliminated?
A Philly-area pediatrician shares tips to keep children healthy on trips around the world, or just to Grandma's house.
Researchers used questionnaires to determine each person's spud-eating habits and then used the data to trace links between potato consumption and mortality.
As GOP spending cuts make their way through Congress, a busy doctor looks at his day's schedule and thinks how each of his patients and their families might be affected.
Hummingbirds lay eggs shaped like Tic Tac mints. Sandpiper eggs come to peaks, in the manner of teardrops. Owls plop out tight spheres not unlike ping-pong balls.
Insurance coverage will be lost, some hospitals may be in trouble, and "hundreds of thousands of jobs" will disappear, they said.
Our society's response to this epidemic will be our legacy. Opiates already are killing more of our neighbors than died at the height of the HIV epidemic in the 90s.
COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) - Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans.
Fears that proposed cuts would fray the social safety net are creating anxiety for Republican moderates whose states have benefited from the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid. Those centrists may pose just as much an obstacle to the bill’s passage as their colleagues on the right.
A neurosurgeon wields a computer, not a scalpel, to knock out a malfunctioning part of the thalamus.
A N.J. judge ruled that Six Flags can clear cut part of an adjoining forest to install the array to power its theme park despite objections from environmentalists.
For families like Stephanie Pratico's with developmentally disabled children, Medicaid is the crucial bridge between private insurance and essential support.