Category: Heath

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Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care

Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care

President Biden’s $400 billion proposal to improve long-term care for older adults and those with disabilities was received as either a long overdu [...]
U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color

U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color

Ever since the pandemic started, mental health experts have worried that grief, financial strain and social isolation may take an unbearable toll o [...]
C.D.C. Panel Keeps Pause on Use of J&J Vaccine, Weighing Risks

C.D.C. Panel Keeps Pause on Use of J&J Vaccine, Weighing Risks

“Right now, we believe these events to be extremely rare, but we are also not yet certain we have heard about all possible cases, as this syndrome [...]
‘Pieces of a Woman’ Has Midwives Talking About That Birth Scene

‘Pieces of a Woman’ Has Midwives Talking About That Birth Scene

In the movies, birth is usually an emergency. It begins with the woman’s water breaking, at the worst possible moment. She appears to be barely in [...]
What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

In January 2020, just weeks after the first Covid-19 cases emerged in China, the full genome of the new coronavirus was published online. Using thi [...]
Expert Panel to CDC to Vote on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause

Expert Panel to CDC to Vote on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause

An advisory committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet on Wednesday afternoon to discuss whether the Johnson & John [...]
Drug Overdose Deaths Have Surged During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Says

Drug Overdose Deaths Have Surged During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Says

On Tuesday, several dozen organizations that work on addiction and other health issues asked Mr. Biden’s health and human services secretary, Xavie [...]
What Women Need to Know About the Covid Vaccine

What Women Need to Know About the Covid Vaccine

Women appear to have more side effects after vaccination than men.A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in February, [...]
Expert Panel to C.D.C. to Vote on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause

Expert Panel to C.D.C. to Vote on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause

An advisory committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet on Wednesday afternoon to discuss whether the Johnson & John [...]
Greg Abbott Speculates Texas Has Herd Immunity

Greg Abbott Speculates Texas Has Herd Immunity

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas may have been overly optimistic on Sunday when he said on Fox News that his state could be “very close” to herd immunity [...]
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