USA Today and Kaiser Health News
Many nurses and other workers in long-term care facilities are struggling with the suffering they've witnessed on the job, with residents pleading for their family when visitors weren't allowed.
Older adults in all kinds of circumstances are deliberating what to do as days and nights turn chilly and coronavirus cases rise across the country.
Many patients don't know about experimental treatments but doctors say they should ask, take notes and be prepared to be pushy with their providers.
Older adults have listened to public health authorities and taken steps to minimize the risk of being infected with COVID-19, a new study says.
Community or population immunity refers to the point at which enough people are sufficiently resistant to a disease that an infectious agent is unlikely to spread from person to person.
Though Florida and five other states -- not in the Northwest -- have passed laws allowing them to seek federal approval to buy drugs from Canada, observers say the proposal is aimed at Florida.
The state's Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a measure that would direct the state’s top health agency to partner with one or more drug companies by January to make or distribute a broad range of generic or biosimilar drugs.
Oxford University has signed an exclusive deal with AstraZeneca that gives the pharmaceutical giant sole rights with no guarantee of low prices.
A study published this month concluded that COVID outbreaks “could be a serious threat to the firefighting mission” and urged vigilant social distancing and screening measures in the camps.