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Cervical Cancer On the Rise in Low-Income Areas
Cervical cancer rates and deaths are rising in low-income counties, despite PAP screening and HPV vaccines, a serious health disparity.
Virtual Reality Support for Patients in Palliative Care
Soothing VR scenes of nature offer people in palliative and end-of-life care an opportunity for escape, reducing pain and relieving stress.
Plastics' High Health and Economic Costs
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in plastics can trigger medical problems like diabetes and an estimated $250 billion in healthcare expenses.
Medicare Enrollees Can Switch Coverage Now. Here's What's New and What to Consider
For those thinking of changing coverage, here's what you need to know about Advantage plans and the effect of the IRA on drug costs.
Growing Disparities in Rural-Urban Health
Rural health is declining. You can see it in data on health outcomes, the kind of medical care available, and residents' health behaviors.
The Forgotten -- and Aging -- Middle Are Worse Off Now
Aging middle-class Americans are starting to struggle as health problems mount. They often don't qualify for many social welfare programs.
What a Difference a Dollar Makes
In honor of Labor Day, a re-release: Raising the minimum wage by just $1 an hour can reduce absenteeism by almost 10 percent.
Shopping for a Surgeon Online
Take patients’ reviews of their elective surgeries on sites like Yelp with a grain of salt. They only partly reflect a doctor's skill.
A Guide to the New Alzheimer's Drugs
ALZ patients and their families are grappling with the arrival of new drugs that slow, but don't cure, the disease. What we know so far.
Where You Live Affects How Long You’ll Live
People living in racially-segregated areas had lives that were roughly four years shorter than those living in non-segregated communities.
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