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Dennis Carroll, former director of the pandemic influenza and emerging threats unit at USAID, says the corona virus represents just one in a wave of zoonotic diseases that have adapted to humans.
Some hospitals have a surplus of the protective equipment and some not enough. The CDC is working on a system that would track the inventory across the nation.
VCU Health pursued tens of thousands of patients over the years for overdue bills, sending many into bankruptcy.
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally outweigh the benefits for others.
The situation has prompted debate in the health care community about just what standards medical facilities should use before ordering workers quarantined
The stunning 2019 defeat of a plan to implement such a policy in Connecticut shows how difficult it may be to enact even "moderate" solutions that threaten the nation's most powerful and lucrative industries.
More than two million people living in long-term care settings in the U.S. may be at heightened risk because of age and underlying health conditions.
Colorado has emerged as a potential model for revamping health care in other states — and provided a glimpse of what a sweeping Democratic victory in November might mean for Americans.
Today, some of the greatest success stories in public health are unraveling.
Across the nation, business and contractual disputes are separating patients from longtime doctors.