Kaiser Health News
Officials are engineering a series of expansions to Medicaid that may bolster protections for millions of low-income Americans and bring more people into the program.
In addition to the death toll and people suffering persistent symptoms, the pandemic has threatened the health of vulnerable people who've been devastated by the loss of jobs, homes and opportunities for the future.
Grief groups and therapists grew scarce during the pandemic as waiting lists swelled, often leaving bereft children and their surviving parents to cope on their own.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to meet on Friday to discuss whether rare instances of a heart disorder merit changing its recommendations for vaccinating teenagers with the Pfizer vaccine.
Government officials say some transactions may violate federal anti-kickback laws, drive up health care spending and put patients at risk of serious harm.
It's not clear how long the vaccines’ protection will last, but it is increasingly clear that being vaccinated reduces the risk of infecting others.
The company tested two kinds of technologies used in schools to combat germs and found that neither was effective enough to install on its commercial planes.
The Biden administration is encouraging Oregon and other states to hold on to hundreds of thousands of soon-to-expire COVID vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson.
State lawmakers are debating a bill to eliminate out-of-pocket expenses like copays and payments toward deductibles for abortions and related services, such as counseling.