Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much these days, but both parties want to keep the health law’s provision to allow adults to stay on their parents’ plan until age 26. But that could be hurting the marketplace’s insurance pools.
Bajo nuevas reglas que impondría la ley de salud republicana, pacientes de bajos ingresos que viven con VIH podrían perder la cobertura que un programa de asistencia federal les ayudó a obtener.
The federal health law made it feasible for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program to expand its efforts and help patients buy marketplace insurance plans to cover drugs and other health care.
Researchers, who detail the women’s experiences in the New England Journal of Medicine, say it exposes the need for better regulation of clinical trials.
Mientras las temperaturas más cálidas anuncian la llegada de mosquitos molestos, los investigadores están trabajando febrilmente en varias vacunas prometedoras contra el zika… pero hace falta un brote para probarlas.
In a paradox, researchers say testing for a vaccine will depend on the outbreak recurring this year.
People who do not get insurance through their job or the government have long battled a difficult market.
With announcements of placements in residencies expected in March, medical education groups and hospitals say they’re unsure how to proceed.
From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is keenly involved in health policy.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which eschews meat and pushes for nutrition to have a stronger influence in health policy, is suggesting alterations in how food aid to low income people is structured.
La Isla enfrenta una epidemia de Zika que pone a sus habitantes frente a dilemas médicos y religiosos.
Because of the fears about devastating birth defects, carrying a child to term can be daunting for women in the commonwealth.
More than a quarter of adults under the age of 65 have health problems that could lead to a denial of insurance if they were on the individual market and the health law’s protections were revoked under the overhaul planned by Republicans, according to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Marijuana use is increasingly popular among older Americans, a new study shows.
States can set their own rules about these benefits for Medicaid enrollees and a study shows wide disparities. But researchers say a repeal of the health law’s expansion could derail progress.
Aunque los avances en la medicina están salvando a más niños diagnosticados con cáncer, una nueva investigación sugiere que problemas de salud persistentes en la edad adulta están aumentando con cada generación de supervivientes.
People treated in the 1990s report worse health problems later in life than those treated in the two previous decades.
La tasa de nacimientos prematuros aumentó de 9,57 a 9,63 por ciento en el 2015, lo que representa un adicional de 2.000 bebés nacidos de manera prematura en los Estados Unidos, según el informe.
In 2015, the number of babies born in the U.S. before the 37th week of pregnancy increased by about 2,000 over the previous year.
A survey of experienced physicians offer interns and residents suggestions about how to handle patients who are prejudiced.