Category Archive: healthcare

Federal Incentives Won’t Fix AI’s “Market Failure” In Healthcare

If the EHR incentive program failed in terms of achieving interoperability and led to adverse unintended consequences, should we be applying a similar policy playbook to AI?

PTSD Increases The Risk Of Cognitive Decline In Middle-Aged Women

Experiencing high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms over a long period of time can substantially worsen cognitive decline in middle-aged women, according to a new study.

Gun Safety Bill Extends Drug Middlemen Protection From Anti-Kickback Measure

Big drug sellers got a major concession that has nothing to do with making communities safer from gun violence.

More Promising Phage News—Using Bacteria-Killing Viruses To Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

A recent international study led by Graham Hatfull, PhD, reported encouraging outcomes in 20 consecutive patients with life-threatening infections who were treated with phages.

How Common Is Long Covid? More Common Than You’d Think

Using new data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), this article will highlight the prevalence of Long Covid and emphasize the importance of mitigating your risk.

As Monkeypox Spreads, Here’s Who Should Get A Vaccine—And How

Supplies of monkeypox vaccine are limited and states will receive doses based on the number of cases there are and how many people are at risk of severe disease.

LGBTQ+ New Yorkers Feel More Vulnerable And Stressed Than Others, Study Shows

A new survey shows that LGBTQ+ Americans experience more stress than the general population. One health plan’s leaders say insurers have an important role to play.

Biden: Senate Should Break Filibuster To Codify Abortion Rights Into Law

“I believe we have to codify Roe v. Wade into law and the way to do that is to make sure Congress votes to do that,” Biden said.

How Public Health Technology Can Be Misused To Stifle Dissent

A Covid-19 tracking system was misused in China to place “digital handcuffs” against protestors.

Dr. Fauci Takes 2nd Course Of Paxlovid After Suffering Covid-19 Rebound

Fauci indicated that his rebound symptoms were “much worse than in the first go-around.”

Older posts «

Explore the Archive