The federal health law made it feasible for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program to expand its efforts and help patients buy marketplace insurance plans to cover drugs and other health care.
Researchers, who detail the women’s experiences in the New England Journal of Medicine, say it exposes the need for better regulation of clinical trials.
In a paradox, researchers say testing for a vaccine will depend on the outbreak recurring this year.
People who do not get insurance through their job or the government have long battled a difficult market.
With announcements of placements in residencies expected in March, medical education groups and hospitals say they’re unsure how to proceed.
From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is deeply involved in health policy.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which eschews meat and pushes for nutrition to have a stronger influence in health policy, is suggesting alterations in how food aid to low income people is structured.
Because of the fears about devastating birth defects, carrying a child to term can be daunting for women in the commonwealth.
More than a quarter of adults under the age of 65 have health problems that could lead to a denial of insurance if they were on the individual market and the health law’s protections were revoked under the overhaul planned by Republicans, according to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Marijuana use is increasingly popular among older Americans, a new study shows.