President Trump formally declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, but patient advocates and providers say a lack of new funding does nothing to help stem the impact of the epidemic.
The FDA is drafting guidance that it hopes will lead to more medication-assisted treatments for opioid abuse. But doctors are unsure if the effort will work.
Experts are hopeful President Donald Trump's emergency declaration will mark the administration's first meaningful action in its response to the opioid epidemic.
Special interests and lobbyists are undermining the campaign to combat opioid abuse, an epidemic that is now taking the lives of nearly 100 Americans a day.
Hospitals say President Donald Trump's expected declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national crisis will have little impact on their strategies to combat abuse.
One of the nation's leading medical journals calls for doctors to discuss the benefits and hazards of guns with at-risk patients.
Mainland healthcare providers are leading relief efforts in Puerto Rico as the public health situation threatens to become increasingly more hazardous.
The mass shooting in Las Vegas last week put the spotlight once again on firearm safety in the U.S.
Behavioral health experts say that caring for the mental health of victims and their families after traumatic events like the mass shooting in Las Vegas last week is an essential part of disaster response.
A new study sheds additional light on some of the economic and clinical burdens gun violence places on the healthcare system.
Years of systemic issues within Puerto Rico's health system and a delay in government aid following Hurricane Maria could make for a much more difficult and longer recovery compared with similar relief efforts in Texas and Florida.
Fall is here and so is flu season, which typically stretches from October to April. Five percent to 20% of the U.S. population is hit with the virus annually and roughly 200,000 people are hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.