U.S. authorities are working on an emergency deal to import the yellow fever vaccine Stamaril, which is not currently licensed in the U.S. BSIP/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
BSIP/UIG via Getty Images

At Gerald Chinchar's home in San Diego, Calif., Nurse Sheri Juan (right) checks his arm for edema that might be a sign that his congestive heart failure is getting worse. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

toggle caption
Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News
Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images

As Trump And Congress Flip-Flop On Health Care, Insurers Try To Plan Ahead

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525754974/525918345" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The elaborate Alnwick Garden in northeast England includes a "Poison Garden" that showcases plants with killer properties. Visitors are invited to look but not touch or even smell. Joanne Silberner for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Joanne Silberner for NPR

Scientists placed two clusters of cultured forebrain cells side by side (each cluster the size of a head of a pin). Within days, the "minibrains" had fused and particular neurons (in green) migrated from the left side to the right side, as subsets of cells do in a real brain. Courtesy of Pasca lab/Stanford University hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Pasca lab/Stanford University

'Minibrains' In A Dish Shed A Little Light On Autism And Epilepsy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525705550/525833282" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Doctors have known for a long time that alcohol consumption can cause heart problems. Researchers in Germany used the Oktoberfest beer festival to link binge drinking to abnormal heart rhythms. Dan Herrick/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Dan Herrick/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images

The inmates in Bellevue are awaiting trial for a variety of offenses, ranging from sleeping on the subway to murder. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Psychiatrist Recalls 'Heartbreak And Hope' On Bellevue's Prison Ward

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525533732/525582952" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An illustration of a fetal lamb inside the "artificial womb" device, which mimics the conditions inside a pregnant animal. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia hide caption

toggle caption
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525044286/525604521" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Roughly 2 million of the kids covered by the Children's Health Insurance Program have a chronic health condition, such as asthma. LSOphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
LSOphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto
Kristen Uroda for NPR

Is It Time For Hearing Aids To Be Sold Over The Counter?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/524946910/525359283" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Angie Wang for NPR

Listen to Anne Webster read her poem

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525062440/525062863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Anders Osborne at his home studio. The New Orleans bluesman is launching a program to help musicians and others in the industry stay sober in a work environment where that can be difficult. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Debbie Elliott/NPR

'Send Me A Friend': Anders Osborne Helps Musicians Stay Sober On Tour

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525060029/525188128" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jose Cedillo, a 41-year-old former restaurant worker from Honduras, struggles to get health care for his diabetes. He often finds himself without a job and homeless on the streets of Baltimore. Doug Kapustin/Kaiser Health News hide caption

toggle caption
Doug Kapustin/Kaiser Health News

Prescription drug coverage is one benefit that drives up insurance costs, and one that is very popular with consumers. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Hero Images/Getty Images

The FDA expanded its warnings about prescription cough and pain medications that contain the narcotics codeine or tramadol. Sujata Jana / EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sujata Jana / EyeEm/Getty Images

Don't Give Kids Cough Syrup Or Pain Meds That Contain Codeine, FDA Says

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/524376484/525359277" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., has drawn up a proposed amendment to the GOP health care bill, hoping to attract enough support to pass the House. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images

Small pulses of electricity to the brain have an effect on memory, new research shows. Science Photo Library/SCIEPRO/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Science Photo Library/SCIEPRO/Getty Images

Electrical Stimulation To Boost Memory: Maybe It's All In The Timing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/524374825/524936105" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript