Insurance coverage of mental health is the law now, and The Carter Center through an awareness campaign is driving people to a website that provides specific instructions to go access mental health services.
In Georgia, more than 130,000 are currently living with Alzheimer's, which is expected to increase 46% over the next decade, according to the state Department of Public Health.
Convenient as it may be, beware of getting your blood drawn at a hospital. As one Texas woman discovered, the cost could be higher than at an independent lab, and your insurance might not cover it.
Mold, pests and rodents in the home can lead to life-threatening asthma attacks in kids. Increasingly, doctors see this as a medical issue that requires legal intervention.
Only three of Georgia’s 357 nursing homes made the highest-rated list from U.S. News & World Report.
California is making the nation's most ambitious effort yet to cover non-traditional health care services like housing and food for some of the state's sickest and most vulnerable residents.
The latest Lancet Countdown, an annual analysis from the prestigious medical journal, underscores the vast and growing costs of fossil fuel burning on health.
A new book argues that the arts have a role to play in shaking up the status quo in the American health care system and creating 'desperately needed culture change.'
A new survey finds more people are surviving lung cancer and racial disparities are shrinking. But unless it's caught early, lung cancer still has a low survival rate.
Amazon is now offering discounted subscriptions to primary care. Ayesha Rascoe talks to healthcare writer Bruce Japsen about what ventures like these signal for patients.
In his book Decolonizing Healthcare Innovation, Dr. Matthew Harris argues wealthy countries ought to pay attention to innovative programs around the world instead of believing that "the West is best."
Falling is the top cause of injury for older adults and even mild hearing loss can increase the risk. But consistently wearing hearing aids may improve balance and prevent falls, a study finds.
Teams of case managers and medical professionals help connect people on the street to social services and, eventually, housing. But it's a tough job when there aren't nearly enough places to stay.
Friends of members of the homeless community in Macon who died in the last year remembered them at a memorial this week.
In April, Georgia just became the first state to allow eligible patients to buy medical cannabis products at local pharmacies when they present a valid driver’s license and a low-THC oil card. However, for patients who qualify, obtaining the medical card can be a complicated and confusing process.