December 11, 2019
A record number of U.S. adults say they have put off receiving medical care due to cost, yet many say they are satisfied with their overall costs for health care, according to Gallup's annual Health and Healthcare poll.
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday announced that Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico that does not include a 10-year exclusivity period for biologic drugs that was backed by pharmaceutical companies.
December 9, 2019
The latest edition of America's Health Rankings ranks how healthy each state is overall and in a number of subcategories. See how your state fared with our interactive map.
Hospitals that have experienced a data breach might see their cardiovascular-related death rates rise following the incident—and the culprit driving the increase might be stronger cybersecurity controls, according to a study recently published in Health Services Research.
December 6, 2019
Forbes this week released its annual "30 Under 30 in Healthcare" list, which includes biological researchers, entrepreneurs, physicians, and PhD students under 30 years of age who are "tackling health care issues at every scale."
Doctors at Duke University Hospital have performed the country's first-ever adult heart transplant through a process called donation after circulatory death, and one of the surgeons involved says the process could expand the heart transplant donor pool by as much as 30%.
December 5, 2019
HHS on Tuesday unveiled a new program called Ready, Set, PrEP, which will provide uninsured U.S. residents with HIV-prevention medication at no cost as part of the Trump administration's goal to nearly eliminate new transmissions of HIV in the United States.
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Tuesday released a plan intended to combat inequality in the U.S. health care system.
December 4, 2019
Veterans Affairs (VA) last month announced that an increasing number of veterans are using the department's telehealth services, pointing to a 235% increase in use of the VA Video Connect app in fiscal year 2019.
Of the 40 million caregivers in the United States, one-fourth of them are millennials, according to a report from the AARP Public Policy Institute—representing a generation with a unique set of challenges.
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