Direct-to-consumer aligners are clearly filling a niche, but one that makes some health care experts uncomfortable.
Hospitals have been suing patients for overdue bills, seizing homes or wages, and even forcing families into bankruptcy.
The subculture around vaping has been fueled by social media, and traditional regulations don’t easily address potential pitfalls.
The agency approved Gilead’s “game changer” hepatitis C cure, bypassing concerns raised by its own federal inspectors.
A Sacramento woman is in a coma after using a face cream from Mexico. Public health officials can do almost nothing to prevent other contaminated cosmetics from hitting stores.
Illegal medications sold in immigrant communities can cause serious harm to consumers, authorities say. Law enforcement officers are cracking down but some think more must be done.
As lobbyists purporting to represent doctors fight attempts to control surprise medical bills, it’s clear that the force behind the effort is not just medical professionals.
Kansas governor Laura Kelly had broad support to expand the system but it didn’t happen. Now, health care for 130,000 Kansans hangs in the balance.
In Colorado case, the right to aid a cancer patient’s death runs up against faith-based hospital policies.
Doctors who saw patients with a mysterious lung illness in the past suspected vaping as the cause but didn’t know where to report such cases.