New heart transplant method could expand donor hearts by 30%
Last year, 4,111 heart transplants were performed in the U.S., a record number but not nearly enough to meet the need.
Abortion providers sue Kansas over state law enacting restrictions on reproductive health care
The lawsuit filed Tuesday in state district court says Kansas has created what the providers call a biased counseling scheme and that it has become increasingly invasive over time.
Phoenix Children's Hospital, UnitedHealthcare reach multi-year deal
UnitedHealthcare announced the agreement Thursday afternoon, hours after their last contract expired. Coverage was set to end at midnight on June 1 if no deal was reached.
Shortage of chemotherapy drugs in U.S. leaves doctors to make tough decisions
Lawmakers say the country is only using half of its drug manufacturing capacity right now.
Abortion providers scramble amid 'decimation' of access in US South
Providers have had to quickly determine how to comply with the pending laws amid the "decimation of abortion access across the South."
Chaos at the Canal: Sober living home activity investigated at Mesa luxury condos, city says
Residents living near new luxury condos in Mesa are fed up, saying they believe they're seeing sober living home activity that's causing heavy police presence. As of May 21, police have responded to "Canal on Baseline" more than 150 times for various calls for service since November 2022.
Interviews sought for LGBTQ+ Native Americans
A researcher in Downtown Phoenix is looking to speak with LGBTQ+ members of Arizona's Native American community, as well as members of Arizona's Native American community who identify as 'two-spirit.' The interviews are sought as part of the researcher's study into improving health care access across the state, including on tribal lands. FOX 10's Christina Carilla reports.
More than a quarter of Canadians think homelessness, poverty are reasons for assisted suicide
Half of respondents said those with disabilities should have access to assisted suicide
Arizona family sends warning after toddler suffers second-degree burns on feet from hot concrete
A toddler in Arizona quietly slipped out the back door of his home and his little feet suffered second-degree burns as concrete and asphalt reaches temps over 120 during hot months.
Kids as young as 4 years old can begin to learn medical emergency training: New report
Early training may help encourage bystander intervention in case of health emergencies
These companion robots can help people with dementia find lost phones, keys
Researchers say they hope the technology could someday be used by anyone who frequently loses things, not just those with dementia.
Arizona cracks down on Medicaid, sober living home fraud targeting Native Americans: 'This is tragic'
The state of Arizona is cracking down on an alleged Medicaid fraud and a scheme that takes advantage of vulnerable Native Americans.
North Carolina GOP begins to override governor's veto on abortion ban bill
The vote came as abortion rights in the U.S. faced another tectonic shift with lawmakers debating laws to sharply limit abortion in North and South Carolina, two of the few remaining Southern states with relatively easy access.
3 appeals court judges who chipped away abortion rights to hear federal mifepristone appeal
The case involves a regulatory issue — whether the FDA's approval of abortion pill mifepristone, and subsequent actions making it easier to obtain, must be rolled back.
Men wanted as nurses amid ongoing nursing shortage
Amid a national shortage of nurses, more men are starting to join a field that is traditionally seen as one that is dominated by women.
Veozah, a new menopause drug for hot flashes, gets FDA approval
More than 80% of women experience hot flashes during menopause, the FDA noted.
Babies born in Britain using DNA from 3 people
Critics warn that tweaking the genetic code this way could be a slippery slope that eventually leads to designer babies for parents
FDA weighs over-the-counter birth control pill
If approved, Opill would become the first contraceptive pill to be moved out from behind the pharmacy counter onto store shelves or online.
Adderall, Ozempic, other drug shortages have no clear resolution and could exist for years, experts say
Unexpected manufacturing problems, demand spikes, and tightened ingredient supply lines have all contributed to the shortages, experts say.
Chipotle giving away free food to health care workers – here's how to enter
In honor of National Nurses Week in May, Chipotle is giving away 2,000 “Burrito Care Packages," featuring 50 entrée codes. All health care professionals can enter the giveaway.