Researchers and administrators at the CDC dare not utter the words guns or firearms for fear of budget cuts from Congress, according to health policy researcher David Hemenway.
Two women were incorrectly told they tested negative
DNA of 500-year-old bacteria is first direct evidence of an epidemic — one of humanity's deadliest — that occurred after Spanish conquest.
Organs are not the only item of value from the deceased
A new study shows five days of hunger a month may reduce risk factors for aging and age-related diseases
Many women must travel an hour or longer to find a hospital where they can deliver their babies
Charles Platkin, director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College, published tips on what it would take to burn off the calories we typically consume during the Super Bowl
But don’t go too far west—the West Coast (like its eastern counterpart) is a mite utopia
The ensuing damage to scientific collaboration puts the U.S. at risk, researchers say
Doctors and patients are grappling with the unsettling finding that chronic use of popular heartburn medicines may be riskier than was thought
Suddenly in demand, naloxone injector goes from $690 to $4,500
Thousands of U.S. physicians and medical students from banned countries may leave hospitals without staff
The lawsuit asserts that the EPA failed to warn the community of the dangers of the toxic water or take steps to ensure that state and local authorities addressed the crisis
The second-year resident worries what will happen to his patients
Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Gates Foundation, talks to Scientific American editor-in-chief Mariette DiChristina about the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the efforts to create vaccine platforms for rapid responses to epidemics.
Two top medical centers worry that patients will not be permitted to enter the country
Donation nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010, even as there was little health follow-up
China has been using colistin to speed growth of farm animals
Scheduled speakers cite political sensitivities, but the government’s disease-control agency has not offered a reason
Millions of patients depend on a rare radioactive form of one element to scan them for disease. But the old nuclear reactors that make it are shutting down