When Liz Tidyman’s elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string.

The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing in the United States, but the resurgence of the drug largely has been overshadowed by the nation’s intense focus on opioids.

Most health information data breaches in the U.S. in recent years haven’t been the work of hackers but instead have been due to mistakes or security lapses inside healthcare organizations, a new study suggests.

New Hampshire’s mental health system, once a national model for community-based care, needs an immediate infusion of $24 million over the next two years, according to the latest iteration of the state’s 10-year mental health plan.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it has established a task force to assist in an ongoing investigation into a rare condition that affects the nervous system and which has been detected in over 100 people this year.

“No food after midnight”! That was one of the “rules” for avoiding trouble that down-and-out Rand (Hoyt Axton) was given when he bought an extraterrestrial fuzzball named Gizmo (voiced by Howie Mandel) in the 1984 comedy-horror film “Gremlins.”

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