Medication Treatment for Addiction Is Shorter for Black and Hispanic Patients,...

When researchers mapped the proportion of treatment episodes that lasted at least six months in each group, they discovered another gap: Starting in...

Paxlovid May Reduce Risk of Long Covid in Eligible Patients, Study...

People who took the antiviral drug Paxlovid within a few days after being infected with the coronavirus were less likely to be experiencing...

Covid Patients Coming Off Ventilators Can Take Weeks to Regain Consciousness

In March 2020, New York City’s hospitals filled up with patients desperately ill with Covid-19. In many cases, when their fluid-filled lungs could...

Race Question in Supreme Court Adoption Case Unnerves Tribes

Both the Navajo and the Brackeens appealed. A state appellate court ordered a new trial.Meanwhile, the federal case made its tortuous way through...

Samuel L. Katz, a Developer of the Measles Vaccine, Dies at...

Dr. Samuel L. Katz, a virologist who was part of the research team at Harvard Medical School that developed the measles vaccine, an...

Medicare Advantage or Just Medicare?

The sales pitches show up in your mailbox and inbox, in robocalls and texts. Ads target you on radio and television and social...

Florida Restricts Doctors From Providing Gender Treatments to Minors

“I feel very strongly that this is a misuse of their power,” said Dr. Meredithe McNamara, an adolescent medicine physician at Yale who...

Study Shows New Covid Booster Improves Protection for Older People, Pfizer...

WASHINGTON — A new study by Pfizer and BioNTech suggests that their updated coronavirus booster released in September is nearly four times as...

Voters Have Expanded Medicaid in 6 States. Is South Dakota Next?

“With people being put on Medicaid, you’re taking purpose from people, you’re taking dignity from people,” Mr. Moore said. “People need to work.”But...

Private Medicare Plans Misled Customers Into Signing Up, Senate Report Says

Companies selling private Medicare plans to older adults have posed as the Internal Revenue Service and other government agencies, misled customers about the...