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They help guide patients through a complex, fragmented and confusing system, assisting them with appointments, bills, transportation and other obstacles to care.

In the latest Summer of the Shark — now at seven incidents in three weeks — scientists and officials struggle to explain what’s luring the creatures so close to beachgoers and the shore.

Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes announced Thursday that her company's finger-stick blood test has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration. In February, Stanford School of Medicine professor John Ioannidis singled out the company for what he called "stealth research."

Number of people held for mental health evaluation rose in wake of 2013 tragedy involving state senator

The woman, who died in spring, most likely contracted the virus from a health facility in Clallam County, Washington.

FDA approves a new drug to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis. Eventually, it might help nearly half of the 30,000 people in the United States living with the deadly lung disease.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s success demonstrates the potential payoffs and perils of “venture philanthropy.”

The woman, who died in spring, most likely contracted the virus from a health facility in Clallam County, Washington.

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Researchers say liraglutide, developed as a treatment for for diabetes type 2, helps patients lose weight.

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Dong Pyou Han admitted that he intentionally spiked rabbit blood samples with human antibodies to give the impression that the vaccine was working.

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The Los Angeles Police Department’s mental evaluation unit is the largest mental health policing program of its kind in the nation, with 61 sworn officers and 28 mental health workers from the county....

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President Barack Obama called on Republicans Wednesday to find a bipartisan way to fix problems in the nation’s health care system rather than continue to fight over the health law. “Part of what I’m...

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