FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A former Obama administration official with extensive experience in federal and state health services could be the next leader of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Former North Carolina Health Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen is the likely pick, according to sourcesContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — An exceptionally pricey gene therapy cure for sickle cell disease could soon be available, but it’s not clear whether insurance companies will balk at the cost and deny coverage. On the surface, the gene therapy does not appear as cost-effective as the grindingContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) – Providing sick leave to restaurant workers could help prevent the spread of foodborne illness because ill workers are key drivers of outbreaks at restaurants, a new government report shows. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published data on Tuesday covering 800Continue Reading

TUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Black men die from prostate cancer more frequently than other men. They also shoulder the greatest burden of advanced prostate disease around the world. Now, new research shows genetics are not to blame. Rather, the culprit is treatment disparities, researchers report. “I believeContinue Reading