Monolingual Spanish speakers throughout the Midwest are contracting COVID-19 at a higher rate than their white counterparts. A trifecta of larger senior populations, more residents with chronic health conditions without access to healthcare and having large...
Monolingual Spanish speakers throughout the Midwest are contracting COVID-19 at a higher rate than their white counterparts. A trifecta of larger senior populations, more residents with chronic health conditions without access to healthcare and having large...read more
Scientists with the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said they have been testing different types of masks to see which are most effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19.
Scientists with the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said they have been testing different types of masks to see which are most effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19.read more
President Donald Trump has signed into law a pair of bills to help prevent suicides among veterans.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats and the White House are close to a deal that would provide relief to Americans hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.read more
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she “hopes” the House can vote on the Democrats' $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, but that there are still sticking points on tax policy and state and local aid in the negotiations with Republicans. The...read more
WASHINGTON — In a country where nearly one-third of all doctors are foreign-born, immigrants have been at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic response. But the chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship said Wednesday that undocumented...read more
WASHINGTON —Just a few hours after the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s coffin was taken to the Supreme Court to lay in repose for two days, nearly 100 activists marched from the court to Republican headquarters to urge Senate Republicans to prioritize further...
WASHINGTON – The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that nine out of 10 Americans are still susceptible to the virus and reiterated a 2021 timeline for widespread distribution of a proven vaccine. "A majority of our nation, more than...
As the COVID-19 pandemic has caused mental health anguish for many, veterans across the country have been supporting each other through times of isolation the same way they support each other while on active duty.
75% of cardiovascular drug trials reported from 2015 to 2019 had major racial discrepancies, according to data from the FDA. Nine out of the 12 trials report 80% or more white participants and less than 6% African American participants.
Racial disparities within the mental health system are being exacerbated during the pandemic, according to experts.
The Trump administration has loosened restrictions on insurance coverage for telemedicine so doctors’ offices are able to bill for virtual appointments just as they do for office appointments. But some patient advocates worry that barriers still remain for seniors, one of the populations most vulnerable to COVID-19.
In a recent statement, Tonko noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in June revealed more than 40% of adults in the U.S. reported struggling with their mental health. The numbers show a “widespread, quiet suffering” within American households that will have lasting consequences, he said.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released a new food safety initiative —called the New Era of Smarter Food Safety — that aims to use technology to better trace foodborne illness.
New online tools meant to help socially isolated seniors.