TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — When a child is hospitalized, cost may not be the greatest worry but the out-of-pocket expense can be substantial in the United States, even for those with insurance. A Michigan Medicine study found that U.S. families covered by private insurance spend an averageContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Genetic analysis of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair has provided new clues into the cause of the great composer’s death in 1827 — as well as evidence of a family scandal. The analysis revealed that Beethoven suffered from a hepatitis B infection that couldContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Alzheimer’s is one of the most common and serious diseases of aging, yet many older adults with memory issues are not telling their doctors about their struggles. That’s according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association that focuses on whether doctors andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A strain of avian (bird) flu appears to be killing seals off the New England coast, heightening fears among scientists that mammal-to-mammal transmission could be happening. If so, it would be a step towards something health experts have long dreaded: A strain ofContinue Reading

MONDAY, March 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Do all patients get the same amount of face-to-face time when visiting their primary care doctor? Apparently not, claims a new study that found Black and Hispanic patients — as well as patients with public health insurance like Medicaid or Medicare — tendContinue Reading