Checkpoint inhibitors lift the brakes on the immune system, but may join other new drugs in pressing the accelerator on health care costs.
James Gaines, Contributor
Growing families would benefit from a robust network of support following a baby's birth, researchers say.
Tracy Staedter, Contributor
Yes, a hospital superbug may be growing more tolerant to alcohol exposure -- but alcohol-based hand rubs still save millions of lives a year.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers are working on new ways to help babies who are born too soon.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Study from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston suggests new way to help identify victims of intimate partner violence.
A 12-year study of more than 1,000 people at one Boston hospital suggests a new way to alert emergency room doctors of underlying addiction.
Population study shows that 2010 Affordable Care Act improved insurance coverage rates for patients receiving one form of cancer treatment.
Counterfeit drugs are a serious global health problem that technology may help to address by separating the pharma from the fake.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
Researchers produce smallest known radio frequency identification tags.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
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