Black people in the U.S. were far more likely to report harmfully low sleep in the months after a killing compared with white people surveyed during that time.
Andrey Shevelyov would rather live on the street than take antipsychotic medication. Should it be his decision to make?
The federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, known as EMTALA, requires hospitals to provide medically necessary care to stabilize patients in emergency situations.
Research shows prices in the United States are nearly double those in other well-off countries.
The agency plans to authorize Florida to purchase medicines directly from wholesalers in Canada, where prices are far cheaper. Pharmaceutical companies oppose the plan.
With Covid deaths rising to about 1,500 per week, researchers question why Paxlovid use has remained low among high-risk patients.
Still, Americans should wear masks more often, they note, and vaccination rates are very low.
Two researchers with ties to beer and liquor companies have been named to a panel that will review the health evidence on alcohol consumption.
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.