Kaiser Health News
Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient is never admitted.
The $3.5 trillion budget plan would be the largest infusion into the American health care system since 2010, but its passage may be difficult.
Cognitive decline varies widely among people who have started experiencing memory and thinking problems or who are in the earliest stage of Alzheimer’s — the patients who received Aduhelm.
Scientists may have to wait many years to find out whether Aduhelm is actually effective because the drug was approved using FDA's accelerated pathway.
Abortion-rights advocates are frustrated at the slow pace of action from a president they strongly supported — and who courted their votes.
Missing educational opportunities doesn’t just deprive kids of better careers: Study after study shows that people with less education die younger than those with more.
Prescriptions for a controversial new drug for Alzheimer's could run $56 billion a year, putting a significant financial burden on Medicare, the health insurance for the elderly.
Experts say the Delta variant is 40% to 50% more transmissible than other variants, which means that unvaccinated people can more easily catch it and vaccinated people face a higher risk of a breakthrough infection.
With large pharmacy chains buying up independent drugstores and increasingly controlling the supply chain, small towns have had difficulty attracting a pharmacy.