We asked Carrie Henning-Smith what she wants journalists to know when covering rural health care in the context of COVID-19.
Christina Jewett revealed a hidden FDA database that concealed millions of medical device malfunction and injury reports from public view.
A federal government database of doctors who provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder is rife with inaccurate contact information, research shows.
Why the census matters and what it will mean for public health in the United States.
As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
Patients seeking mental health care deal with hurdles such as incorrect phone numbers, month-long delays in scheduling appointments and psychiatrists who refuse to accept insurance.
Two studies demonstrate a link between Medicaid expansion and positive health outcomes, adding evidence to inform an ongoing policy debate.
Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased.