Dominic Sisti on NPR's Here and Now discusses the state of America's psychiatric hospitals.
The gunman who opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in early November had escaped from a psychiatric hospital in 2012. President Trump and others have blamed the shooter's mental health for the shooting.
Commentary: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.
Thursday is the 47th year of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. One of the longest-running awareness campaigns in the U.S., the Smokeout involves cancer societies, health organizations, and anti-smoking advocates using social and print media to remind Americans that now is the right time to quit.
Why the first, FDA-approved pill with a sensor will be controversial
The first drug with a sensor embedded in a pill that alerts doctors when patients have taken their medications has been given a thumbs-up by the Food and Drug Administration, and it will likely raise a host of issues involving privacy, cost, and whether patients really want caregivers looking over their shoulders.