Long-term care associations are calling for the federal government to prioritize the vaccination of long-term care residents and staff after federal regulators suggested temporarily halting use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over concerns about blood clots.
Dr. Robert Redfield, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has joined Big Ass Fans, lending his scientific credibility to a company division that says its ion-generating technology kills the coronavirus.
During my eight years as CEO of Boston Children's Hospital, the most profound lessons I learned came from those who care for children. I have been fortunate to witness their search for answers with one goal in mind: to advance and improve the health and well-being of children.
Dow component Johnson & Johnson fell 1.5% after U.S. regulators recommended a pause in using its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of possibly dangerous blood clots. Moderna, which also makes a COVID-19 vaccine, rose 6.8%.
California re-opened enrollment for its state health insurance exchange, hoping more people will buy coverage now that the federal government is offering new assistance that could lower monthly premiums.
For decades, a deadly type of childhood cancer has eluded science's best tools. Now doctors have made progress with an unusual treatment: Dripping millions of copies of a virus directly into kids' brains to infect their tumors and spur an immune system attack
Blue Cross Minnesota is the latest example of an insurer looking to unload—or at least, better manage—the risk of patients suffering from permanent kidney failure, who are now eligible to enroll in Advantage plans for the first time this year.
The family-owned Northfield, Ill.-based company is reportedly considering a sale, an IPO or even selling a minority stake, and hired Goldman Sachs Group to explore options, the Wall Street Journal reported.
California-based Kaiser Permanente has been rapidly expanding its outpatient offerings, including retail clinics. It's now opening a large ambulatory facility in Virginia that will offer a number of specialties.
Beginning this August, Meharry Medical College will welcome the first class to its new School of Applied Computational Sciences. A strategic goal for the historically Black college is to use data to provide insights into health equity.
Amazon said on Monday that it is launching the next phase of its Amazon Web Services Diagnostic Development Initiative, in which it plans to distribute $12 million this year to fund projects for COVID testing, as well as for other infectious disease diagnostics.
The vaccines currently being rolled out across the U.S. offer strong protection. But new studies of experimental updates to the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines mark a critical first step toward an alternative if the virus eventually outsmarts today's shots.