FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Americans seeking out the new COVID boosters are finding themselves held back by insurance entanglements and supply delays. Some insurers have balked at covering the vaccines, with people arriving at shot appointments only to be told that they’ll have to pay $100 orContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Helping undocumented immigrants in the United States connect with primary care doctors could be a money-saver, substantially reducing emergency department use and lowering health costs, a new study finds. The findings are from a New York City program that helped arrange medical appointmentsContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in five counties across the United States lack psychiatrists or internet service, making it difficult for around 10.5 million Americans to find mental health care, a new study shows. The counties examined in the study were more likely to be inContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Playing sports can offer a lot of benefits for kids, but it’s also important to help protect them from injuries. Parents and coaches can make a big difference in helping kids play safely, according to Nemours Kids Health. The medical organization suggests startingContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Over 3 million American children now take medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but new research shows medication errors have spiked nearly 300% in the past two decades for these kids. The increase in ADHD medication errors parallels the increase in ADHD diagnoses, saidContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Many Medicare patients can’t get help close to home for brain and nervous system issues. Nearly 1 in 5 Medicare recipients in the United States live at least 50 miles from their neurologist. “Our study found a substantial travel burden exists for someContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — When some U.S. states made abortion illegal after the Supreme Court overturned the longstanding Roe v Wade in June 2022, women in those areas increased their searches for self-managed abortions. To come to that conclusion, researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI)Continue Reading