The federal lawsuit filed in Austin, Texas, is among the most high-profile challenges to a government response to the coronavirus pandemic.
HIPAA exists to protect the privacy of patients, but what happens during a pandemic?
As the number of confirmed Coronavirus COVID-19 cases increases in the area, some people are worried about overcrowding medical facilities. To combat the issue, changes are already noticeable outside medical offices across the country.
Professor Peter Piot, a world-leading virologist and the director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, answered 100 questions about the coronavirus during an interview with TEDMED Foundation Director Jay Walker.
Last year, a study conducted by the Texas State Dept. of Health Services found higher than normal instances of cancer near the Kashmere Gardens neighborhood. The cancer clusters were associated with a former creosote facility, owned by Union Pacific.
A 25-year-old woman who went to the emergency room complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath died shortly after leaving to seek help elsewhere due to long wait times, her family members claim.
The main strain of the flu virus which is circulating currently doesn’t entirely match up with the flu vaccine that is being administered this year, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More than 8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the government said Friday, a sign of continued demand for the program amid persistent uncertainty over its future.
A federal court found the Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional and that other parts of the law need further review.
UnitedHealthcare has issued a termination notice to Houston Methodist Hospital because the two haven’t been able to agree on a new contract. What does this mean for those with United and their coverage?
A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds.
(AP) -- Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes -- finally offering ideas about how to implement the massive "Medicare for All" program without taking a larger bite out of most Americans' salaries.
Avery, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, is one of Springer's biggest fans. According to her mother Cheri, she will be in the hospital for quite some time and hasn't been feeling well.
If you're a black woman pregnant in America, you're three, even four times more likely to die from complications than a white woman.
As the CDC reported Tuesday that the number of lung injury cases associated with vaping has increased to 1,080, a Mayo Clinic study published Wednesday said the injuries may be caused by toxic chemical fumes.
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