Body posture can have an "immense effect" on how quickly medicine is digested and begins working, and changing positions can help those who are "bedridden, elderly" take their medications more easily, according to a new study published in Physics of Fluids.
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that mandated coverage of preventive HIV drugs under the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional and violates employers' religious freedom—a decision that could have a significant impact on how other preventive services, including cancer screenings and vaccinations, are covered.
After Julie Chin—a television news anchor in Oklahoma—started experiencing stroke-like symptoms "out of nowhere" during a live broadcast, her coworkers realized she was having a medical emergency and immediately called 911.
As masking requirements and other Covid-19 precautions loosen, some patients, particularly those who are at high risk, feel like they are "more and more on [their] own" to protect themselves against the virus—even in health care settings, Megan Molteni writes for STAT.
The Biden administration awards a $19.8 million contract to increase the distribution of monkeypox treatments and vaccines, a new study suggests that two doses of the monkeypox vaccine generate low levels of neutralizing antibodies, and more in this week's roundup of monkeypox news.
Walmart and UnitedHealth Group* on Wednesday announced a partnership to provide services and "improve the patient experience" for Medicare Advantage enrollees, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arkansas, California, the District of Columbia, and Minnesota.
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