A hospital in Rome has come up with a unique solution to allow families to have personal contact with children who are patients while also minimizing the risk of them catching the coronavirus.
Health experts are calling on Illinois to make some changes after the state's contracted Medicare prescription provider dropped Walgreens.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
Initial shipments of the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S. left a distribution center Sunday, a desperately needed boost as the nation works to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control.
Many physicians are facing a potential pay cut as a new rule passed by Congress, set to go into effect Jan. 1, will lower the reimbursement rates that clinicians receive for treating patients covered by Medicare.
A key advisory committee to the FDA on Thursday voted to recommend the approval of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, one of the final hurdles before FDA authorization.
COVID-19 vaccinations have started in the U.S., but children won't be able to get them until there's enough study data showing the shots are safe and effective for younger ages as well.
Dr. Julie Morita of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation talks about what the days, weeks, and months ahead are likely to look like as the rollout of Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccines begin.
Illinois Kwame Raoul talks about his battle against prostate cancer and stresses the importance of regular screenings even during the pandemic.
Shawn Rider’s mom Karen contracted the coronavirus in mid-November. She was admitted to Hanover Hospital, about two hours west of Philadelphia, and had been on a ventilator since Nov. 23, her son wrote on social media.
President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, Becerra, 62, will be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services. His mother was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and emigrated to the U.S. after marrying his father.
Striking Chicago-area nursing home workers have reached a tentative contract agreement with Infinity Healthcare Management, the union representing the workers announced Friday.
Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.
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Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech formally submitted their request Nov. 20 for FDA emergency use authorization.
The Trump administration has issued regulations that could lower prescription drug prices. It’s unclear whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges or what the Biden administration will do with them.
Dr. Shikha Jain from the University of Illinois at Chicago talks about the importance of lessening the load on healthcare workers and keeping vacancies in hospitals for those in dire need of medical aid.
Dr. Avi Patil, founder and CEO of Nixxi, talks about their new screening tool that can be used to show pregnant women their risk of a premature delivery.
The move propels Amazon into a new business and could shake up the pharmacy industry. Big chains like CVS and Walgreens rely on their pharmacies to bring them a steady flow of shoppers.
There's more promising news on the COVID-19 vaccine front as Moderna says its shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus.