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Pope praises nurses, remembers one who saved his life

Recalls her as: A great woman, brave too, to the point of arguing with the doctors. Humble, but sure of what she was doing.

The bra that can detect breast cancer

A man who nearly lost his own mother to the disease invented the wearable device.

We need more palliative care, says Vatican

Papal message appeals that we "not abandon the sick" and accompany them "in the difficult trial that presents itself at the end of life."

Why probiotics are your body’s best little allies

Probiotics were traditionally used for storing and processing food, but their unique health advantages have come to light.

Health care reform with a heart: 3 tips from a doctor who cares

Proposals from Dr. Ramon Tallaj, who has been "Doctor of the Year," one of the few people who has been listened to by President Obama and President Trump  

Former drug company executive confirmed as HHS secretary, with pledge to get drug prices down

Senate gives nod to Trump nominee Alex Azar to lead Health and Human Services

A smart and effective way to protect kids from sexual predators

Teaching kids about "stranger danger" doesn't work. Here's what does ...

New office at HHS provides “bite” for conscience protection laws, advocates say

Catholic Medical Association hails Trump Administration action on protection for healthcare providers.

Why downplaying strep throat in children can be a mistake

Illnesses like PANDAS are helping doctors recognize the link between the body and the brain.

Trump Administration rolling out new conscience protection unit at HHS

Health and Human Services will focus on medical professionals' complaints of discrimination based on religious belief