StrategyWith Sexually Transmitted Infections Off the Charts, California Pushes At-Home Tests
The provision could bring better disease monitoring to rural and underserved parts of the state.
Covid-19Hospitals Refused to Give Patients Ivermectin. Lockdowns and Political Pressure Followed.
Recent conflicts have underlined the pressure on health care workers to provide unauthorized covid treatments, particularly in parts of the...
Covid-19The Yelp of COVID: Vigilantes Crowdsource Pandemic Safety Tips for Consumers
COVID vigilantes have cropped up in multiple cities, appearing where safety guidelines are lax despite high numbers of positive cases.
Covid-19Community Clinics Shouldered Much of the Vaccine Rollout. Many Haven't Been Paid.
Clinics are owed tens of millions of dollars, at minimum, for shots they've given since the vaccines received emergency authorization.
NursingPreventing Nurse Suicide: Free Webinar Aims to Curb Nursing's Shockingly High Suicide Rate
Live virtual training will help nurses who are suffering traumatic effects from working on the front lines of the COVID-19...
Clinical CareMany New Moms Get Kicked Off Medicaid 2 Months After Giving Birth. Illinois Will Change That.
Illinois became the first state to be approved by HHS to extend Medicaid up to a full year after a...
StrategyDespite Pandemic, Newsom Declines to Boost Local Public Health Budgets — Again
Local public health officials had asked the Democratic governor for $200 million per year for the nuts and bolts of...
Covid-19Mysterious Ailment, Mysterious Relief: Vaccines Help Some COVID Long Haulers
As the U.S. pushes to get people vaccinated, a curious benefit is emerging for those with this post-illness syndrome: Their...
Covid-19Inmate Distrust of Prison Healthcare Fuels Distrust of COVID Vaccines
Inmates say numerous COVID deaths could be preventable. They blame staffing shortages and guards who don't wear masks.
Covid-19The Hype Has Faded, but Don't Count Out Convalescent Plasma in COVID Battle
The treatment that infuses blood plasma from recovered COVID patients into people newly infected to boost their immune response has...
TechnologyHealthcare and Cybersecurity in a Pandemic World
According to FBI statistics, since March 2020 there has been a 400% increase in cyberattack complaints.
InnovationCleveland Clinic Names Top 10 Medical Innovations; Sickle Cell Therapy Tops the List
New medications and therapies for multiple diseases, as well as technologies, such as telehealth, hold promise to change treatment dynamics...