Preventable child poisonings on the rise, a Republican bid to revamp Medicare and Medicaid, new hope for easing altitude sickness and more from our Daily Briefing.
A victory for anti-smoking advocates, revving up for the Supremes and health reform, and silence on cancer clusters in Illinois, plus more from our Top 5 Today news roundup.
Why did Catholic bishops pressure the Komen Foundation to withdraw financial support from Planned Parenthood? One investigative reporter has the answers.
Gastrointestinal deaths are on the rise in the United States, and norovirus and c. difficile are partly to blame.
Is health reform to "blame" for sea changes in San Francisco's experiment in universal access to health care for city residents? Learn more and get tips for reporting on health reform in your own community.
Why are nitrates from agriculture such a big problem for groundwater in California's fertile Central Valley?
Drop that T-bone! Or should you? Unpacking a large study of the risk of dying from routinely eating red meat.
"You couldn't make up a story that good." Author Ricki Lewis talks how she reported and wrote her new nonfiction book about gene therapy.
An interview with medical provocateur Dr. Eric Topol about his latest book is worth your time today.
Obesogenics in the news, a new poll on health reform, and more from our Daily Briefing.