Over two years, more than 1,000 medical crowdfunding campaigns raised nearly $7 million for scientifically unsupported or potentially dangerous treatments.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
An emerging body of research is starting to paint a clearer picture of how concussions work and their potentially serious, lasting consequences.
Hospital mergers may result in increased health care costs, even when a merger doesn’t reduce competition in a market, according to new research by UCLA economist Matt Schmitt.
After the launch of an initiative to reduce maternal mortality in California, the maternal death rate fell by nearly half.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
Benzodiazepine prescriptions are on the rise. We explain the anti-anxiety drugs' potential for abuse, addiction and overdose.
We spotlight research on working moms. Overall, the research suggests maternal employment has little impact on kid's behavior and academic achievement over the short term and may have long-term benefits.