The Oregon House passed a historic resolution, House Joint Resolution 203, the “Hope Amendment,” authored by Rep. Mitch Greenlick (with many co-sponsors), which would give the Oregon electorate the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the Oregon Constitution declaring health care to be a fundamental right

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A 1996 bill has had a chilling effect on the CDC’s ability to research firearms

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Upshot asked 30 experts to think big, but realistically, about solutions. Imagine you had $100 billion to spend over five years — a little less than current federal domestic H.I.V./AIDS spending — to address the opioid crisis. Where would you put that money?

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There’s a glaring hole in President Trump’s budget proposal for 2019, global health researchers say. A US program to help other countries beef up their ability to detect pathogens around the world will lose a significant portion of its funding

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Dozens of doctors, medical ethicists, and lawyers are warning Congress that legislation to allow Americans with life-threatening conditions access to unapproved, experimental drugs risks harming patients’ health

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AS A FOURTH year medical student at Yale, Matthew Erlendson says he had to think long and hard about whether to participate in a recent hackathon at the Department of Health and Human services

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Our Nancy Kass responds to reports that the CDC this week forbid the agency from using the words diversity, transgender, vulnerable, fetus, entitlement, evidence-based, or science-based in certain communications

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Facing bipartisan hostility over high drug prices in an election year, the pharma industry’s biggest trade group boosted revenue by nearly a fourth last year and spread the millions collected among hundreds of lobbyists, politicians and patient groups, new filings show

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