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Officials have confirmed 26 deaths and nearly 1,300 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about....

Investigators don't know the cause and haven't identified a single common brand or drug across all of the cases. Here's what you need to know.
Ofiong Okon gives Daniel Waits his physical exam inside one of the Community Healthcare Network's vans.

I spent a day with a health van providing care to low-income New Yorkers, and it reveals a hidden safety net for thousands in the world’s wealth...

About 700,000 people in New York City lack health insurance. A health organization is providing them with medical care anyway.
The think tank Helena and its partners hope to find treatments for diseases that lack them by creating new financial incentives.

Could treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and concussions be hanging out unused in your medicine cabinet? This think tank thinks so — and w...

The potential savings are "enormous," says Helena's Lyn Stoler. "And that's not even looking at the human health impact."

Jeffrey Epstein had a ‘Frankenstein’-like plan to analyze human DNA in the US Virgin Islands, and it reportedly pulled in $200 million

Epstein pursued an outlandish scheme to launch a 'DNA mining' startup. Scientists said his plan made no sense.

A 50-year-old technology that uses bursts of electricity to treat pain might finally catch on as doctors hunt for alternatives to opioids

Neuromodulation isn't used very often, because it can be costly and require surgery. Plus, it can only treat some types of pain.
Many of the job vacancies in major cities are in the healthcare industry.

The industries with the most jobs in 25 major US cities

The healthcare and hospital industry had the most open positions in metropolitan cities, followed by retail and information technology.
The microbiome testing company uBiome has come under scrutiny after an FBI raid.

Bankrupt poop-testing startup uBiome is shutting down

The buzzy Silicon Valley startup is converting from chapter 11 to chapter 7 bankruptcy, which means it'll cease operations and liquidate. uBiome once convinced VCs that testing poop was worth $600 million.
The Amazon Care website

Amazon just launched a health clinic pilot program. It’s the latest sign the company wants to upend US healthcare.

Amazon's latest effort to disrupt the healthcare industry is Amazon Care, which provides virtual and in-home care to employees.

Juul’s CEO just stepped down and the e-cig company said it will stop all advertising in the US

"KC Crosthwaite will be joining the company as CEO effective immediately."
The country will need more healthcare workers during the next recession.

25 recession-proof jobs for anyone worried about the next economic downturn

A ZipRecruiter labor economist analyzed the jobs expected to see growth during a potential downturn — and anything healthcare related is a safe bet.