If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them.
As rates of sexually transmitted diseases surge, public health officials want physicians to step up screening and treatment of patients.
A report on HIV patients is one example showing that though the state is often a national beacon in health care, some of its innovations fall short of expectations.
Needle exchanges could receive a financial boost this year following a decision by Congress to lift a ban on federal funding. As abuse of prescription drugs and opiates continues to spread across the nation, more states are considering exchanges as a...