More than four out of five doctors are reluctant to take on patients using prescribed opioids, according to a survey of 500 physicians conducted by Quest Diagnostics and the Center on Addiction.
Thousands of people each year continue to show symptoms after treatment.
Medical researchers have known for decades that the pipeline for new drugs to stave off bacterial infections would one day run dry. That day is now at hand.
The proposed legislation is expected to be sent to the Senate following a final vote on Tuesday.
As President Donald Trump flies Air Force One to Hanoi to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, it's worth remembering how he got out of going to Vietnam in the summer of 1968.
Stomach pain can mean indigestion—or a ruptured appendix. But if you decide to be on the safe side, go to the emergency room, and turn out to be fine, more and more insurers refuse to foot the bill. This has got to stop.
Over a third of Americans feel they know as much or more than scientists or medical doctors about the causes of autism.
"The tumor is undetectable on the MRI scan, which is really unusual."
"They amputated the other leg. Not the right, but the left at the mid-thigh!' the elderly woman's son told a local news outlet in central Russia.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he wants to "free the poor of India from the clutches of poverty due to which they cannot afford health care."
The placenta tends not to function as well later in pregnancy, possibly explaining why mothers and babies who deliver earlier may see better outcomes.
The snake bite victim stopped breathing due to respiratory muscle paralysis.
More than 70 percent of women said their doctors didn't address their financial concerns, according to researchers.
Doctors will use the synthetic organs to study the individual patients' anatomy.
Jorge Zamora-Quezada allegedly falsely diagnosed patients with rheumatoid arthritis and treated them with unnecessary chemotherapy drugs.
Authorities prevented demonstrators from entering the Health Ministry facilities in Caracas.
Public hospitals in the region faced numerous problems due to severe underfunding; oxygen shortages at another hospital led to the deaths of a number of children.
As Uber rolls out a service to allow health care services rides to patients, it faces a new lawsuit alleging it does not provide enough wheelchair-accessible vehicles in major cities.
The rare procedure is known as a heterotopic transplantation.
He reportedly told his "patients" that he could give them an injection that would make them feel better.
As survivors of sexual assault and abuse are coming forward with their stories, doctors are learning what to do when those survivors are their patients.