Simple dust or surgical masks do not offer adequate protection. Health officials recommend “N95” respirators or “P100” masks.
While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
Your new Medicare card should have arrived in the mail by now. If you didn’t get it, here’s what to do:
“Expedited partner therapy” is recommended, bu many doctors aren’t taking the advice because of entrenched ethical and legal concerns.
But the scarcity of mental health providers and treatment options causes many patients to go without care and many people with mental illnesses end up in jail.
Many “healthy” foods and drinks contain hidden fats, sugars or salt, each of which will curb your weight loss efforts.
A widely anticipated study has concluded neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people.
Medicare Advantage plans are offering new perks, including home-delivered meals, wheelchair ramps, and bathroom grab bars, but they will not be widely available.
Would you like for a family member or caregiver to call Medicare on your behalf?
Here’s a look at some of the major House committees that influence health policy — and the Democrats who may lead them.