Administration officials indicated Wednesday the process will continue into next year, targeting March to implement the rule, according to an updated regulatory agenda posted online.
A new study finds only about 1/3 of people who could benefit from statin medications — which can help prevent heart attacks and strokes among people at risk — are taking them.
A year ago, New Zealand enacted what are perhaps the world's toughest anti-smoking laws. The new conservative government plans a repeal — and an end the Maori Health Authority. Protests have ensued.
More than half say they're not taking new patients, in a new survey. They report their existing patients need more attention for complex problems, and many keep months-long waitlists.
A new study of smokestack emissions from coal fired power plants nationwide ranks two Georgia facilities among the most deadly in the nation.
A small study found that electrically stimulating an area deep in the brain allowed people with severe traumatic brain injuries to complete a cognitive test more quickly.
The educational nonprofit behind Sesame Street has created videos and stories for caregivers or therapists to share with kids 6 and under, to help explain addiction or why parents need treatment.
We all feel lonely at some point, but long-term social isolation can damage our mental and physical health. A new book called Project UnLonely shows how creative expression can foster friendships.
Should you stress about getting eight hours of sleep a night? Nope! Some experts say skip the worry and focus on keeping a consistent sleep schedule instead.
For many people of color in this country, a visit to the doctor means being extra careful about their appearance in the hope to be treated fairly during the appointment.
Africa's cities have become home to an invasive, malaria-carrying mosquito. New research suggests vulnerabilities that could be exploited to take on the disease-bearing insects.
A study suggests that deep brain stimulation can improve focus and attention in people recovering from a traumatic brain injury. This could offer a path for those living with debilitating impairments.
The Macon Mental Health Matters initiative includes mental health counseling for both individuals and families, financial counseling, conflict resolution and non-traditional mental health activities like yoga, pop-up gyms, training, and parenting. These services are offered in the community at no cost to the client. And they increase the opportunity for access to care.
It’s the latest clinic to open as part of the Mercer University School of Medicine's efforts to strengthen rural health care.
The country is rich in water resources. Yet many people in the city of Santa Marta struggle to get enough to meet daily needs. They improvise, strategize — and rely on a tangle of 1-inch pipes.