Covid-19COVID-19 Cost US 9M Years of Life Expectancy
Blacks, Hispanics lost nearly twice as many quality adjusted life years as Whites.
Covid-19When COVID Deaths Are Dismissed or Stigmatized, Grief Is Mixed With Shame and Anger
Americans who have lost loved ones to COVID in communities where the disease isn't taken seriously may encounter efforts to...
Covid-19Delta Cutting 'Like a Buzzsaw' Through Oregon-California Border Counties
Unlike earlier COVID waves, patients are in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.
Clinical Care'My Time to Live': Through Novel Program, Kidney Patients Get Palliative Care, Dialysis 'Til the End
Most dialysis patients face a harrowing choice between continuing dialysis or receiving hospice services.
Covid-19States Pull Back on COVID Data Even Amid Delta Surge
Florida, Georgia and the rest of the South, are battling high infection rates.
TechnologyAI-Driven Algorithm Predicts 30-Day Mortality in Patients with Cancer
Study pulls in social determinants of health signals to highlight patients at risk.
Clinical CareDying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies
Getting expanded access to unproven therapies for rare diseases is more difficult than for more common illnesses, such as cancer.
Covid-19COVID Caseload Surges Linked to Doubled Mortality at Hardest-hit Hospitals
Nearly 1 in every 4 deaths and almost 6,000 total deaths may have been attributable to hospital strain due to...
Human ResourcesBlack and Hispanic Americans Suffer Most in Biggest US Decline in Life Expectancy Since WWII
The pandemic has exacerbated the discrepancies already seen in the country between the wealth and health of Black and Hispanic...
Covid-19At Texas Border, Pandemic's High Toll Lays Bare Gaps in Health and Insurance
Texas' refusal to expand Medicaid under the ACA, a shortage of healthcare options and the state's lax strategy toward the...
Covid-19Thousands of Young Children Lost Parents to COVID. Where's Help for Them?
Researchers calculate that more than 46,000 children have lost one or both parents to COVID since February 2020.
Covid-19Collecting FEMA Funeral Money Takes Some Tenacity — And Help
Most people are unaware of a FEMA program that offers up to $9,000 to funeral expenses of COVID victims.