Public News Service - Health and Wellness

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Congress is considering legislation to stop surprise medical bills. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2017 ...Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – Black and Hispanic people having a stroke are less likely than their white counterparts to get critical treatments, according ...Read More
By Cynthia Greenlee Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan Reporting for the YES! Media-North Carolina News Service Ivette Jeffries-Logan and Omisade ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota's state epidemiologist says he supports a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, a proposal the Trump administration ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some researchers believe red tape might be behind the rising number of Ohioans without health-care coverage. New census data ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Mosquitoes trapped in Jefferson County have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to scientists with the ...Read More
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — One North Carolina mother has spent more than a decade rallying for heart research, after her two daughters were each ...Read More
SPOKANE, Wash. – A new study finds treating high blood pressure could slow the brain's decline as people age. Columbia University researchers ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. – As the number of deaths possibly linked to e-cigarettes climbs, health officials are urging people not to use them. State ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A simple conversation could save a life - that's just one of the messages mental-health organizations are hoping to drive home ...Read More
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