If you live in one state, does it matter that the doctor treating you online is in another? Surprisingly, the answer is yes, and the ability to conduct certain virtual appointments may be nearing an end.
Remarkably, a high-income person in the U.S. was more likely to report financial barriers than a low-income person in nearly all the other countries surveyed: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.
CDC’s reversal on mask recommendations led to more disagreement between Republican and Democratic politicians over masks and other pandemic-related public health precautions.
Newly minted state laws may prevent many public health measures—or at least make them difficult to impose.
Colonial America was divided over smallpox inoculation, but he championed science to skeptics
Poor White people expressing hesitancy typically have strong religious beliefs, face disproportionate economic and access barriers to vaccination, and have legitimate reasons to mistrust the medical system.
Many of the granted patents are for minor tweaks, such as combining two drugs into one or altering the dosage — changes that aren’t inventive
Justices ruled that the suing states and the individual plaintiffs lacked “standing” to bring the case to court.
Opponents say requirement that doctors use ‘step therapy’ protocols delay patients access to effective drugs.
Doctors and other medical providers are leveraging state laws that rely on arbitration to increase in-network fees, thereby raising health care costs for everyone.
Hospital-level care at home — some of it provided over the internet — is poised to grow after more than a decade as a niche offering.
States with Republican governors saw more cases, more deaths.
Fed up with a lack of federal action , state legislators are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.
“We’re seeing the consequences now of a complete and utter failure to ensure we have a full and robust vaccination system.”
Biden made it clear that combating the covid-19 pandemic will be his top priority.