Covid-19Why At-Home Rapid COVID Tests Cost So Much, Even After Biden's Push for Lower Prices
For Americans looking for swift answers, the cheapest over-the-counter COVID test is the Abbott Laboratories BinaxNOW two-pack for $23.99.
Covid-19Déjà Vu? Consumers Scramble for Covid Tests in Hard-Hit Areas
As the nation confronts its latest and worsening surge of covid cases, consumers are again facing delays getting tested, many...
Covid-19Analysis: Why We'll Likely Never Know Whether a COVID Lab Leak Happened in China
Chinese scientists are great scientists, but they work for an authoritarian government where politics, not facts, always comes first.
Covid-19Biden Kept His Promise to Increase COVID-Testing Capacity, Even as Demand for Testing Drops
Promise: "Double the number of drive-through testing sites, invest in next-generation testing, including at home tests and instant tests, so...
Clinical CareRemove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.
Black patients are about four times as likely to have kidney failure as white Americans, and who make up more...
Clinical CareAiding Her Dying Husband, a Geriatrician Learns the Emotional and Physical Toll of Caregiving
This has been a year like none other for Rebecca Elon, MD, who has dedicated her professional life to helping...
Clinical CareDoctors Now Must Provide Patients Their Health Data, Online and On Demand
Advocates herald the rule as a long-awaited opportunity for patients to control their data and health.
Clinical CareProbability of Disease Overestimated Significantly by Primary Care Providers
Researchers compared the estimation of the presence of disease by primary care clinicians and an expert panel.
FinanceTrouble Managing Money May Be an Early Sign of Dementia
Long before they receive a dementia diagnosis, many people start losing their ability to manage their finances and make sound...
Covid-19A Tiny Number of People Will Be Hospitalized Despite Being Vaccinated. We Have to Learn Why.
Experts say we should investigate "breakthrough infections" to look out for variants and understand who's vulnerable. In many cases, that's...
Clinical CareSyphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide
From 2015 to 2019 alone, cases rose 74%. There were nearly 130,000 cases nationwide in 2019.
TelehealthCleveland Clinic's Virtual Second Opinion Program Changes Medical Treatment
Nearly three-quarters of recommendations change treatment plans; more than a quarter of opinions result in a change of diagnosis.