The chaos and evacuations prompted by wind-fueled wildfire in Sonoma County pose special challenges for people in need of ongoing medical treatment. Volunteer medical personnel have stepped up to provide care and a sense of stability.
Katie West, an American health researcher who has lived in Germany the past three years, hasn’t mastered the language and misses her family. But not having to worry about the cost of her lifesaving medication makes it OK.
Una sección de cinco cuadras del centro de Los Ángeles que solía ser parte del Toy District se ha convertido en la zona cero del país para el comercio de cannabis falsificado.
A seedy section of downtown Los Angeles has become the go-to place for those who trade in wholesale — and sometimes counterfeit — vaping products. As more people fall ill with a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarette use, the manufacture and distribution of vaping products face increased scrutiny.
Even with Germany’s generous universal coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg’s wealthier neighborhoods and its poorer ones. Two health centers are among those trying to close the gaps.
Unlike in the U.S., health insurance in Germany doesn’t cover birth control. Advocates here say that causes health problems — but change is unlikely.
A hearing before a House Oversight and Reform Committee panel on how to address the crisis of respiratory injuries related to vaping turned surprisingly partisan.
Los estadounidenses gastaron $2,600 millones en turismo médico y dental en 2018. Dos destinos dentales, y turísticos, son México y Costa Rica, en donde muchos combinan coronas con playa y sol.
Dentistry in the U.S. can get expensive, even with good insurance. So more people are taking a trip to beautiful Costa Rica to cut the dentistry bill — and perhaps get a tan.
No son como CVS, Rite Aid o Walgreens, las que tienes a la vuelta de la esquina. Die Apotheke, como se llama aquí a una farmacia, vende casi exclusivamente medicamentos.