Critics doubt a renewal of Trump's opioid public health declaration would bring about much change in a policy they say has so far garnered few results.
The need for blood in hospitals has been falling over time, according to a recent study by the RAND Corp. It cites new technologies, adoption of less-invasive surgical techniques and reduction in the need for blood transfusions.
Scientists are hunting for a universal vaccine to protect against regular winter flu—and the next super-flu, too.
Senate health committee members on Wednesday called for more consistent data to be collected after disasters in order to learn best practices when preparing for an emergency response.
Flu season has hit with a force. Virtually all of the country has reported widespread flu outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it's only January!
Combating the opioid crisis and promoting greater generic drug competition are among a set of the FDA's top policy priorities for 2018 the agency released this week.
New guidance offers clinicians ways to better determine when to discontinue safety protocols when treating patients with multidrug-resistant infections.
Teed up on the Hill: Alex Azar before the Senate Finance Committee on Jan. 9 as the Senate health committee resumes focus on the opioid epidemic.
Pharmacists in California say they don't often dispense naloxone because the public doesn't know about a law making the overdose reversal drug more accessible, and they fear they won't be adequately paid to administer it.
A large swath of the country started off 2018 facing frigid temperatures. Extreme weather can bring with it countless health issues and even visits to the hospital.
Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed
A new study finds the gap between whites and minorities receiving kidneys from live donors has widened instead of narrowed, amid a push to reduce disparities.
Healthcare providers are taking lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak to improve their infectious disease preparedness, which if done correctly can be costly.