About a dozen states have added hepatitis C to the list of medical conditions for which people can face criminal prosecution if they engage in certain activities like sex without disclosure, needle-sharing or organ donation.
La decisión de la administración Trump de recortar fondos a servicios de planificación familiar que realizan abortos, o refieren para estos procedimientos, puede afectar la prevención de ETS.
Some public health officials fear that the Trump administration’s proposals to change how Title X funding is handled may impede the effort to cut the record number of sexually transmitted diseases.
Tacking on an after-hours surcharge to an emergency department bill strikes some consumers as unfair, since the facilities are open 24 hours a day.
More health plans are refusing to count the copayment assistance offered by drug makers as part of the patients’ deductibles or out-of-pocket limits.
El debate se generó cuando un sistema de salud anunció que comenzaría a secuenciar el ADN de 1,000 pacientes, como parte de un proyecto de atención primaria.
The Pennsylvania-based health chain Geisinger plans to offer DNA sequencing as part of regular patient care.
As many as 16 million people in the United States have undiagnosed or uncorrected vision problems that could be fixed with eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.
Federal law prohibits them from using the coupons drugmakers offer to help patients cover their share of a medicine’s cost.
Your health insurance might not cover items such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and braces, or you may have to deal with a supplier that has a contract with your insurer.