Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray, is now approved for over-the-counter sales and should be widely available by late summer. Experts say that these sprays can swiftly reverse an opioid overdose and ...
Mississippi is one of 10 states, all with Republican-led legislatures, that continue to reject federal funding to expand health insurance for the poor, intensifying financial pressure on hospital...
A new analysis examined deaths in Britain, where the company’s product was restricted in 2021 because of safety concerns.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected this week to allow the overdose-reversal medication to be sold without a prescription, a step toward making it a common emergency tool.
The nasal spray reverses opioid overdoses and public health officials hope that making it more widely available could save lives and reduce the nation’s high rates of drug fatalities.
In rural Colombia, as in many parts of the world, tallying births and deaths is one of the most desperately needed public-health measures. It’s a lot harder than it sounds.
The F.D.A.’s decision to allow the overdose-reversing nasal spray to be sold over the counter means it will become much more widely available. Here is some guidance for using it correctly.
Hospitalizations for pediatric suicidal behavior increased by 163 percent over an 11-year period, an analysis of millions of hospital admissions in the United States found.
The state’s Democratic governor signed a bill expanding the health insurance program for low-income people days after the measure cleared the Republican-controlled legislature.
Some researchers claim that chatbots have developed theory of mind. But is that just our own theory of mind gone wild?
More than 8,000 gallons of an acrylic polymer solution leaked on Friday into a tributary of the Delaware River, a source of the city’s drinking water.
Following even basic screenings and operations, patients often must arrange for someone to deliver them home. For older people, it can be a tall order.
Nationwide, poor children and adolescents are participating far less in sports and fitness activities than their more affluent peers.
Forty-one bent or twisted iron nails, unearthed from a second-century imperial burial site, were meant to keep the deceased in their place.
The state plans to use state funds, which a spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Lee said would be more efficient than receiving federal dollars. Some organizations are concerned they will be cut off if the...
A new study quantified the benefits of pollution reduction in terms of race and class.
The state awarded a $50 million contract to produce less costly treatments, but moves by major suppliers might undercut the initiative before any new product emerges.
Britain and Canada have authorized another round of booster shots for older and immunocompromised citizens. So far, U.S. officials haven’t followed suit.
Duodenoscopes — tubular cameras threaded into the intestine — with disposable parts were supposed to be safer. But the parts can fall off in the body, the F.D.A. warned.
The pandemic may have disrupted the detection of autism spectrum disorder in young children, researchers also reported.
A new analysis summarizes the emerging picture of factors that make long-term post-Covid symptoms more likely.