Facing increased homelessness with many with severe mental illness living on the street, cities and states are taking a fresh look at involuntary commitment.
More than 7,000 people killed themselves inside U.S. jails and prisons between 2000 and 2014.
UVa sued patients for as much as $1 million and as little as $13.91, and garnished thousands of paychecks, largely from workers at lower-pay employers.
Native Americans, make up less than 2% of the population, have higher rates of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids than any other racial/ethnic group
Measures include authorizing importation drugs, screen for excessive price increases and establish boards to set the prices states will pay for drugs.
avoid buying vaping products of any kind on the street, and to refrain from using THC oil or modifying/adding any substances to products purchased in stores.
Vaping may take your breath away, warn state health officials
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She was admitted to Stanford with a full scholarship. Now, the struggle to fund the caregivers she needs to leave home is proving her toughest battle yet.
One year after diagnosis, less than a quarter of patients had seen a dementia specialist. After five years, the percent of patients had only increased to 36%.
About 5% of Washington kindergartners had an exemption from immunizations for a medical, personal, or religious reason — 7% were “out of compliance.”
Facing the prospect of a pricey dental procedure in Maryland, writer Mike Salmon looked outside the country — and landed on getting five crowns in Costa Rica.
Millions of seniors across the country quietly go hungry as the safety net designed to catch them frays.
100s of cases of severe lung illness have been reported among e-cigarette users. Many report having vaped products containing cannabinoids, such as THC and CBD.
Premiums for the state’s individual market are rising less than 1% on average, and the insurance commissioner, credits that to homegrown insurance plans.