Looking back, Sam Bloechl knows that when the health insurance broker who was helping him find a plan asked whether he’d ever been diagnosed with a major illness, that should have been a red flag. Preexisting medical conditions don’t matter when you buy a comprehensive individual plan that complies with the Affordable Care Act. Insurers can’t turn people down or
As states and cities around the country enact curfews on bars and restaurants to limit the spread of COVID-19, many different calls are being made on “last call.”
In Massachusetts, eateries must stop serving at 9:30 p.m. New York, Ohio and an increasing
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The quadrennial guessing game about who will get what health job in a new presidential administration has taken on a new urgency in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage.
Meanwhile, as two promising vaccine candidates inch closer to approval, the federal government is gearing up for
Los hospitales en gran parte del país están tratando de hacer frente a un número sin precedentes de pacientes con COVID-19.
El lunes 30 de noviembre hubo 96,039 internaciones a lo largo del país, un récord alarmante que supera con creces los dos picos anteriores en abril y julio de poco menos de 60,000 pacientes hospitalizados.
Pero las camas y
Dr. Jacqueline Chu considered the man with a negative coronavirus test on the other end of the phone, and knew, her heart dropping, that the test result was not enough to clear him for work.
The man was a grocery store clerk — an essential worker — and the sole earner for his family. A 14-day isolation period would put
As Walter Veal cared for residents at the Ludeman Developmental Center in suburban Chicago, he saw the potential future of his grandson, who has autism.
So he took it on himself not just to bathe and feed the residents, which was part of the job, but also to cut their hair, run to the store to buy their favorite body