Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard that every other state.
Much like Pig Pen in the comic strip Peanuts, we actually carry around a cloud of bacteria in the air surrounding us.
As the number of mobile health apps surged to a record 325,000 in 2017, app performance is going largely unpoliced.
Seven in 10 people list health care as “very important” as they make their voting choices, eclipsing economy, gun policy, immigration and foreign policy.
A spike in the number of children with a rare neurological disease that causes polio-like symptoms –acute flaccid paralysis–has officials across scrambling.
With lethal amounts of fentanyl showing up in heroin and other drugs throughout the country, active drug users are at a greater risk of dying than ever before
Health insurance doesn’t typically cover fertility preservation care, so patients and their families may be deterred by the cost.
Surveys show that the public are optimistic about genome editing for curing diseases, but there can also be a lack of trust about how this technology will be used.
Only 10% of corn masa flour and no soft corn tortillas–staples in the Hispanic diet– contained folic acid, which can help prevent devastating birth defects.
Since the beginning of last year, 34 lawmakers have each received more than $100,000 from pharmaceutical companies.