Health in Washington, DC

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Tim and DeAnne Ludwig didn't want to wait another day to surprise their foster child, Dalyla, for her 10th birthday.And so on Saturday morning, the...

Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. In 50 percent of patients, the standard 12-week treatment regimen could be shortened to as little as six weeks without compromising efficacy, the study found.

In the incinerated remains of Paradise, the president suggested that forest management was a “very big problem” in California’s wildfire crisis.

The country’s “Yellow Vest” movement demonstrated nationwide, blocking roads and roundabouts, to register anger about fuel taxes and the loss of purchasing power.

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage.

“Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless.

On Saturday, the restaurant chain apologized to Naomi Stahl, a 28-year-old doctoral student in clinical psychology who lives in Washington.

More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don't know they have it, medical experts say.

Avenatti said that the dispute involves his old firm, and that the spreading news is an attempt at character assassination.

The Texas Department of State Health Services is warning parents and caregivers to avoid giving infants honey-filled pacifiers after four babies -...

Researchers have unveiled a new glaucoma drainage device that uses magnetic technology to remove the microbial sludge that accumulates over time, eliminating the need for surgery to remove or clean th

Prior-authorization requirements impose heavy burdens for patients, physicians and health care organizations. Learn about the cost of prior authorization at the Cleveland Clinic.

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.

ACP's National Abstract Competitions for Medical Students, Resident/Fellows, and Early Career Physicians.

The comic book revolutionary, who died this week, pushed against the trope that women in comics should be only victims or vixens by creating strong female characters with their own agendas.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged. A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms. Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early 2015 that alleged they suffered emotional harm because of the egging and other actions by Bieber when he lived next door. The 24-year-old pop singer has already served probation in…

A memoir from the former first lady is bringing fresh attention to miscarriages and could help illuminate and normalize the common loss of a pregnancy.

A moment of serendipity while in dental school helped Dr. Jeanette Courtad create a momentous project decades later to promote oral health among kids and expectant mothers — a book series called "Toothful Tales."