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Sleep medication use drops dramatically among Americans

Americans aren’t turning to pharmaceutical options as often in the never-ending battle for a good night’s sleep. The use of medication to treat sleep disturbances has fallen dramatically in the

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South Carolina lawmakers consider near total abortion ban

A small group of South Carolina lawmakers have given their approval to a near total abortion ban that does not include exceptions for pregnancies’ caused by rape or incest. The

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New study shows microglia cells colonize the human brain in waves

New research published today by the University of Southampton shows new insight in how our brain develops, that can pave the way for treating neurological disorders. For the first time,

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Queer conversion therapy is still practiced in the US: Experts say we need to talk about it

Precious Brady-Davis knew at a young age she was a girl. “I knew I wasn’t like my brother, the football player. I wasn’t like my sister, the cheerleader, and I

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For medically vulnerable families, inflation’s squeeze is inescapable

Deborah Lewis rose from bed before dawn and signed in to her phone so she could begin delivering fast food, coffee, and groceries to residents in this western patch of

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Lower-income Americans are being shut out of life-saving treatments for anorexia

The pandemic exacerbated many mental health problems, and eating disorders are no exception: Emergency room visits for girls suffering from anorexia and bulimia were twice as high in January of

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Community health centers’ big profits raise questions about oversight

Just off the deserted town square, with its many boarded-up businesses, people lined up at the walk-up pharmacy window at Genesis Health Care, a federally funded clinic. Drug sales provide

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