There are more than 6,200 places nationwide with a shortage of primary care physicians, ranging from urban neighborhoods to entire rural counties, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Last year, nearly 7 percent said they’d recently driven while under the influence of alcohol. That figure has been steadily going down. It was 16 percent a dozen years earlier.
Boston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported the previous day.
Catholic Charities is adding a fourth office to its Fort Wayne-South Bend Division, but this one is on wheels. The mobile unit will travel to all 14 counties in the diocese.
The event is meant to help those who may not be planning to get a flu shot because they’re uninsured or underinsured get vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.
By now hopefully, you’re settling into a food coma. But don’t forget to put your leftovers away.
The family of 3-year-old Jeremy Orellana, as well as Fred Ferris, Beth Mix, and Julissa Canales, had an emotional meeting for the first time on Wednesday following the Nov. 10 surgeries.
Jennifer Spurgeon died after an apartment fire in Fort Wayne in 2009, but her legacy lives on through her organ donations. Monday, her mother thanked the hospital staff who cared for her daughter.
Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic expanded its service area from one county to 15 counties.
A spokesman for the Boston-based firm, Zach Barber, defended the retail price of $259,000 per patient per year, which is reduced with Medicaid rebates to about $200,000 per patient.
Here’s some Turkey 101 from a registered dietitian. She explains why the ‘no added hormones’ label, and others, can be misleading.
Polls show that drug costs are the top health care concern for the public, with support across party lines for some kind of government action.
Stigma and a confusing health care system keep a lot of people from getting the mental health care they need.
It’s the first time approval has been given in the United States to an altered animal intended to be eaten.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.
The surgery has paved the way for the patient to regain normal vision, and in an interview last week he said that will let him accomplish a major goal: “I’ll start driving again.”
The shift is one of the largest-scale examples of agribusiness adapting to consumers’ growing sensitivities and anxieties over how their food is treated before it is on their plates.
The regulations are tailored to cover foods and growing methods that pose the greatest risk, and they target produce such as berries, melons, leafy greens and other items usually eaten raw and more prone to contamination.
Swedish Match’s new smokeless pouches are unlikely to cause people to begin using tobacco, or to discourage existing tobacco users from quitting, according to the FDA’s review.
Wealthy people are more likely to get on multiple waiting lists and score a transplant, and less likely to die while waiting for one, a new study finds.