Kaiser Health News
Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due date — a statistic with costly health consequences.
Like Britney Spears, every year hundreds of thousands of psychiatric patients also receive involuntary care, and many are stuck with the bill.
Health experts say this could be the only time a fix to the “Medicaid gap” in Republican controlled states will be possible for many years.
At least three promising antivirals for COVID are being tested in clinical trials, with results expected as soon as late fall or winter.
Health leaders agree Biden’s foot-dragging on finding a new director during a national health crisis has demoralized the staff and sent the wrong message about the agency’s importance.
Medical professionals look to biosimilar drugs as a way to increase competition and give consumers cheaper options, but doctors and patients are raising concerns.
Nationwide, a quarter of dentists now offer in-clinic membership plans for uninsured patients.
A growing body of evidence suggests kids’ innate immune systems usually nip the infection early on, preventing the virus from gaining a foothold.
When deciding which mask will provide adequate protection, the wearer must consider the context, experts say.