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."
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.
November 25, 2019
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) on Sunday announced that he has entered the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, and a video launching his campaign touched on his views regarding health care reform.
November 20, 2019
While patients with health insurance receive the influenza shot at no cost to them, the common health care service serves as an example of how opaqueness in health care pricing can cost patients in the long run, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis.
The White House on Monday released a statement saying President Trump's visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday was for "regular, primary preventive care," after observers had speculated that Trump visited the center for emergency treatment.
November 13, 2019
Little progress has been made in recent years to improve influenza shot uptake, but new research suggests spurring competition among providers to get more patients vaccinated could be the key to turning the needle.
November 12, 2019
U.S. residents living in rural areas of the country were more likely to die from preventable causes than those living in urban areas from 2010 to 2017, according to a CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released Friday.
October 30, 2019
Facebook on Monday announced the launch of a new tool intended to connect U.S. users with preventive health resources and send them medical appointment reminders—though some experts say the company's past trouble with medical misinformation and personal data might pose an obstacle to user adoption.
As wildfires rage in California, utility plants are taking precautionary measures and scheduling planned power outages that force many medical providers to make difficult decisions, revealing shortcomings in U.S. hospitals' emergency response.
October 29, 2019
The U.S. influenza season officially kicked off on Oct. 1, and while most states are reporting only sporadic flu activity, experts say now is the best time of year to get vaccinated to ensure the highest level of protection.
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