Tag: United States

What to Know About the Federal Law at the Heart of the Latest Supreme Court Abortion Case

The federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, known as EMTALA, requires hospitals to provide medically necessary care to stabilize patients in emergency situations.

F.D.A. to Issue First Approval for Mass Drug Imports to States from Canada

The agency plans to authorize Florida to purchase medicines directly from wholesalers in Canada, where prices are far cheaper. Pharmaceutical companies oppose the plan.

Scientists in Discredited Alcohol Study May Advise U.S. on Drinking Guidelines

Two researchers with ties to beer and liquor companies have been named to a panel that will review the health evidence on alcohol consumption.

‘A Monster’: Super Meth and Other Drugs Push Crisis Beyond Opioids

Millions of U.S. drug users now are addicted to several substances, not just opioids like fentanyl and heroin. The shift is making treatment far more difficult.