Coronavirus fuels explosive growth in telehealth ― and concern about fraud
For one provider, monthly virtual visits have jumped from 1,600 to 90,000 in the last year.
Memory loss after surgery: Here’s what we know and don’t know
There are many unanswered questions about postoperative cognitive dysfunction, or POCD.
Amid pandemic, FDA is seizing cheaper drugs from Canada
The latest crackdown is distressing many older Americans whose goal is to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Vision benefits for the self-employed
VSP® Individual Vision Plans start as low as $17 a month.
Can your pets get coronavirus (and can you catch it from them)?
It's one of the most frequently asked questions of the coronavirus pandemic.
In fine print, HHS appears to ban all surprise medical billing during pandemic
One line in the terms and conditions could disrupt the financially devastating industry practice of balance billing.
How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities to today’s pandemic
As a medievalist, I’ve seen this story before.
Why doctors still use beepers (and almost no one else does)
This 'dinosaur' technology offers a whole host of benefits that the mighty smartphone can't match.
Consumers may lose the boost we currently get from drug coupons
Consumer advocates say the proposed changes will make drugs unaffordable for many people with serious medical conditions.
6 simple ways to cut your dementia risk
These simple research-backed steps could keep Alzheimer’s and other types of cognitive decline at bay.
How will ‘contact tracing’ work? Here’s one state’s plan
The ambitious goal is to stop — not just slow — COVID-19 through the tedious, yet powerful tool called contact tracing.
In shutting out threat, residents in retirement communities feel shut in
Within the communities, threats other than COVID-19 abound.
Here’s how to tell how many people have the coronavirus
Public health officials in the U.S. simply do not know the true extent of the coronavirus’s penetration into the country.
Poem: “The First Lines of Emails I’ve Received While Quarantining”
As you know, many people are struggling.