Tag Archives: Care

Reopening Dental Offices For Routine Care Amid Pandemic Touches A Nerve

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Tom Peeling wanted his teeth cleaned and wasn’t going to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way. Luckily, his six-month regular appointment was scheduled for earlier this month, just days after dental offices were allowed to reopen in Florida… Read More »

On 10th anniversary, embattled Affordable Care Act faces yet another stress test

As the Affordable Care Act marks its 10th anniversary Monday, the law faces a unique and significant test as the economy seems likely to plunge into a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic, straining the country’s health system in an unprecedented way. Most Americans still rely on health insurance coverage through their employers. However, the ACA… Read More »

Exclusive: Brain scans used to read minds of intensive care patients

By Clare Wilson People in intensive care can be unable to say what treatment they wantMartin Barraud/Getty When a person sustains a severe brain injury that leaves them unable to communicate, their families and doctors often have to make life-or-death decisions about their care for them. Now brain scanners are being tested in intensive care… Read More »