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With this year’s open enrollment period well underway, millions of people are looking for coverage on the federal and state marketplaces.
Kurt Papenfus is the lone full-time emergency room doctor in the town of 900, not far from the Kansas line.
Union officials say the county has also made personal protective equipment, such as masks and gloves, more available in recent months and put a greater emphasis on social distancing.
But even as the restrictions began in Los Angeles, leaders across California took heat for their do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do pandemic behavior.
Dentists and optometrists say their help will be needed to distribute the vaccines to millions of Americans — and they already have the know-how.
Federal officials are banking on pharmacists to undergo additional training and help reverse the slump in child immunization rates caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
What type of plan is best for someone with an unpredictable, ongoing medical concern?
Around the New York metropolitan area, public health leaders and healthcare workers say they're watching the trend lines.
The typical workaround for staffing shortages — hiring clinicians from out of town — isn't the solution anymore.
As Black people face an onslaught of grief, stress and isolation triggered by a devastating pandemic and repeated instances of racial injustice, churches play a crucial role in addressing the mental health of their members and the greater community.