The House Public Health committee passed Senate Bill 109 on Tuesday that requires the Department of Community Health to include glucose monitors as a pharmacy benefit for those with Medicaid.
When a dire disease strikes, it's easy to slip into war terms to describe the experience. But that sort of talk turns life into two outcomes: winning and losing. And that's not the way life works.
The Maryland Democrat, who is in treatment for cancer, credited the musician for inspiring him to wear bandanas while he undergoes chemotherapy.
Dr. Henry Marsh felt comfortable in hospitals — until he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. "I was much less self-assured now that I was a patient myself," he says. His book is And Finally.
A new report shows the pandemic and the overdose crisis helped push down the average life expectancy in the U.S. for a second year in a row.
Fonda announced she had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in September and expected to undergo chemotherapy treatments for six months.
Using CRISPR to modify certain immune cells could make cancer-fighting immunotherapy more potent for a broader set of patients. Two people who went through the treatment share their stories.
Testicular cancer is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 15 to 34. But new research from The Testicular Cancer Society reveals 4 in 10 Americans with testicles never perform self-examination checks.
Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee explains how cellular science could lead to breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer, HIV, Type 1 diabetes and sickle cell anemia. His new book is The Song of the Cell.
This week’s Medical Minute discusses a new study indicating that chronic stress alone can increase the risk of dying from cancer.
This week’s Medical Minute, discusses the mental and physical health challenges that linger with cancer survivors.
This week’s Medical Minute, discusses the use of iron to battle prostate cancer.
This week’s Medical Minute, discusses a study of mortality rates from common cancers in Georgia.
Diagnosed with aggressive leukemia while on a trip to Wyoming, a man thought his insurance would cover an air ambulance ride home to North Carolina. Instead, he got hit with an astronomical bill.
President Biden is urging Congress to send a burn-pits bill to his desk.