Public News Service - Health and Wellness

Iowans with cancer sometimes have to travel great distances to get specialized treatment - and it can be expensive to provide for meals and lodging ...Read More
The family doctor is becoming an endangered species in New Hampshire. With up to 85 vacancies in community health centers, hospitals, and private ...Read More
People with developmental disabilities are at a much higher risk of being victims of crime. According to national data, women with developmental ...Read More
Need emergency psychiatric help? Plan on driving up to four hours. That's soon to be the situation in Central New York for some teens because Fox ...Read More
A new report by the state Health Department finds that, after reaching a 30-year low, abortions increased last year, especially among girls under 18 ...Read More
They're stories that make people cringe -- a father beating one of his daughters unconscious, sexually abusing another, and beating animals to death ...Read More
A new study finds that workers in no-smoking restaurants have lower levels of cancer-causing chemicals in their bodies than workers in restaurants th ...Read More
A recent report by the Commonwealth Fund shows the state's health care system ranks below average -- a major reason is poor access. Advocates say a ...Read More
This is "National HIV Testing Day, designed to encourage regular check-ups. Colleen Bjerke with the Minnesota AIDS Project says knowledge and ...Read More
The Bush administration's Medicare Part D drug plan has faced a rocky road over its 18-month life span, and many people have faced prescription ...Read More
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