Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San ...
The smartphones that nearly all Americans carry could transform how people manage their health, especially for the tens of millions who have chronic conditions or complex health needs.
Don't count on smartphone health apps in an emergency: A review shows many don't warn when you're in danger.
Patients who choose primary care doctors with low office visit prices can rack up considerable savings on overall health care costs, according to new research from Harvard Medical School.
Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research on Medicare beneficiaries.
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.
A new report recommends that the Trump Administration take action to revise existing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) policies governing community benefit spending by tax-exempt hospitals in order to encourage greater hospital ...
(HealthDay)—Teenagers living in cohesive neighborhoods—where trusted neighbors get involved in monitoring each other's children—experience fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety, a new study suggests.
Life expectancy is strongly linked to a relatively new metric that assesses physical, emotional, and social health, according to a Yale-led study. Referred to as population well-being, the metric is an important indicator ...
A national study published by researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health provides strong evidence that community networks can lead to long-term population health improvements.