The vaccine is still unlicensed but has passed drug trials with flying colors. Authorities have begun administering thousands of doses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fight the outbreak.
An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.
Many doctors in the U.S. say the practice puts an infant at risk of sleep-related death. A close look at the research reveals a different picture.
Oregon’s Food Safety Program remains in disarray, long after a state audit found it was so far behind on inspections of stores, processors and other licensees that public health could be at risk.
A new book explores why getting a properly formulated medicine is hit-or-miss in much of the developing world — and why the issue is massively underreported.
The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce that it is reviving a Reagan-era rule that bars groups that receive federal funding from discussing abortion with patients.
An antibody-based drug reduces the frequency of migraine headaches, according to data reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration. The agency approved Aimovig, priced at about $6,900 a year.
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A working group convened by the National Institutes of Health looked at where chimps that had been used in research should live now. Unless relocating chimps would endanger them, a sanctuary is best.
The uptick is new after a multi-year sales slump. Among the benefits of frozen produce: it packs as much nutrition as fresh, but with less waste if you don't eat it right away.
The results put the U.S. further away from a viable replacement rate – the standard for a generation being able to replicate its numbers.
The Army tells NPR of plans to monitor blast exposure across a military career, to enforce limits on firing certain weapons, and to even look into whether special helmets could help stop blast waves.
The U.N. has been desperately trying to make the Global Goals "famous" since 2015. Then a surprise tweet from the rapper came along.
Oregon has shown limited progress in reducing food insecurity over the last three years, according to a new report.