School officials in Sacramento said they hoped the experience would inspire the students to seek certain careers they may not have previously felt comfortable pursuing.
A woman born without a voice may have been "the only 20-year-old in the world" with this rare condition when surgeons in Missouri stepped up to help.
More than 1,300 urban areas will now be designated rural.
A new experimental drug could be a game-changer in treating obesity if clinical trials prove true, experts say.
President Barack Obama returned to the White House to celebrate the 12th anniversary of his signature Affordable Care Act, which President Joe Biden is looking to extend.
Millions of Medicaid enrollees are at risk of losing their coverage once the COVID-19 public health emergency ends and eligibility checks resume, one recent analysis estimates.
President Biden visited Culpeper, Va., to call attention to the “unacceptable” cost of medications on the heels of a dire U.S. inflation report.
Patients worried about getting hit with an unexpected bill after emergency care have a new layer of protection. The No Surprises Act went into effect this month.
President Joe Biden directed his team to double its procurement of at-home COVID-19 tests to be delivered for free to Americans, along with N95 masks.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about the vaccine-or-testing requirement for large employers and a separate mandate for health care workers.
The first person in the U.S. to get a COVID-19 vaccine, New York nurse Sandra Lindsay, has since become a prominent face in the vaccination campaign.
Vyera Pharmaceuticals, once owned by “Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli, will pay $40 million to settle allegations it increased the price of a life-saving medication by 4,000%.
President Joe Biden pushed his “Build Back Better” agenda, focusing on how provisions of the spending bill would lower the cost of prescription drugs for many.
President Biden declared “Antibiotic Awareness Week” from Nov. 18-24, aiming to raise awareness about the dangers of misuse and overuse of antibiotics.
The ban “surprise” medical bills, charges that hit insured patients at some of life’s most vulnerable moments, is on track to take effect on Jan. 1.
Nurse shortages have impacted hospitals across the U.S., even prior to COVID-19.
Walmart unveiled a low-cost version of analog insulin that it will sell in an effort to help Americans who struggle to pay for the diabetes drug.
A group of Northern California doctors derived inspiration from Broadway and got creative in order to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.