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Officials have confirmed 33 deaths and nearly 1,500 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about....

Investigators don't know the cause and haven't identified a single common brand or drug across all of the cases. Here's what you need to know.
Johnson & Johnson is fending off numerous lawsuits that claim its products cause cancer.

Talcum powder has unfairly become the ‘poster child’ for class-action lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, its CFO says

The healthcare giant is battling numerous legal claims that the talc in its baby powder causes cancer.

How to get health insurance for 2020: Your guide to open enrollment season

Open enrollment is a period of time each year when you can shop for and enroll in a health insurance plan.

A new poll found the aggressive Medicare for All plan Bernie Sanders has championed is getting less popular as time goes on

The decline in support suggests that repeated attacks over the sweeping proposal's costs and its end of private insurance may be taking a toll.

Facebook just expanded its blood-donation tool to the entire US

Facebook will now notify you when there's a shortage of blood across the US so that you can decide to donate.
Ofiong Okon gives Daniel Waits his physical exam inside one of the Community Healthcare Network's vans.

I spent a day with a health van providing care to low-income New Yorkers, and it reveals a hidden safety net for thousands in the world’s wealth...

About 700,000 people in New York City lack health insurance. A health organization is providing them with medical care anyway.
The think tank Helena and its partners hope to find treatments for diseases that lack them by creating new financial incentives.

Could treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and concussions be hanging out unused in your medicine cabinet? This think tank thinks so — and w...

The potential savings are "enormous," says Helena's Lyn Stoler. "And that's not even looking at the human health impact."

Jeffrey Epstein had a ‘Frankenstein’-like plan to analyze human DNA in the US Virgin Islands, and it reportedly pulled in $200 million

Epstein pursued an outlandish scheme to launch a 'DNA mining' startup. Scientists said his plan made no sense.

A 50-year-old technology that uses bursts of electricity to treat pain might finally catch on as doctors hunt for alternatives to opioids

Neuromodulation isn't used very often, because it can be costly and require surgery. Plus, it can only treat some types of pain.
Many of the job vacancies in major cities are in the healthcare industry.

The industries with the most jobs in 25 major US cities

The healthcare and hospital industry had the most open positions in metropolitan cities, followed by retail and information technology.