Women who develop diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy, or whose babies are born prematurely, often are unaware of their own increased risk of heart disease later. So are their doctors.
The bills under consideration in Congress would make big changes in health care coverage and costs for millions of people. Our searchable FAQ provides answers to key questions on where, how and why.
A new survey shows that Medicaid beneficiaries are happy with their care and don’t have trouble finding a doctor.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who leads the Georgia Department of Public Health, has been appointed CDC director. She’ll take over as the Trump administration seeks big cuts to the CDC’s budget.
U.S. doctors are prescribing opioid painkillers less often and at lower doses, but at rates that are three times higher than their European counterparts, the CDC says.
Dr. Jerome Adams is credited with persuading then-Gov. Mike Pence to authorize syringe exchanges in the state. If confirmed, public health advocates are hopeful he’ll have sway in Washington.