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U.S. health officials ‘very optimistic’ Pfizer coronavirus vaccine and others ‘could effectively end the pandemic’

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ADM Brett P. Giroir testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters A senior administration official said Monday that U.S. health officials are… Read More »

Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients in the Lurch

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 — If Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is repealed, pediatric cancer patients could lose critical insurance coverage, a new study warns. Kids with cancer often require intensive treatment and long-term follow-up to beat the disease. The ACA allows them to stay on their parents’ insurance coverage to age 26… Read More »

Providers’ rocky road to recovery could last into 2022

As health systems are set to start reporting their third quarter earnings results this week, new research highlights hospitals’ ongoing fears about financial viability, patient volumes and supply stocks. That’s as new hotspots in the Midwest report rising COVID-19 case loads and hospitals prepare for the pandemic to collide with flu season, potentially causing stress… Read More »

The sweets that can fight dementia are created by British inventor hat could save patients

The sweets that can fight dementia: British inventor launches ‘rehydration’ tablets that could save the lives of elderly patients who forget to drink enough fluids Lewis Hornby created the sweets after his late grandmother ended in  hospital Jelly Drops are a sugar-free snack made from 95 per cent water and electrolytes Mr Hornby, from Burscough,… Read More »