Medicaid Enrollment Reaches Record High During Pandemic Nearly 10 million Americans signed up for Medicaid through January, and the 80 million people now enrolled in the program is the most in its history. The surge in enrollment during the coronavirus pandemic means that a quarter of the U.S. population isContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The brains of people who died from COVID-19 were remarkably similar to the brains of people who die from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, showing inflammation and disrupted circuitry, researchers report. “The brains of patients who died from severe COVID-19 showedContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Among Americans with severe asthma, less than half see a specialist to manage their condition, new research shows. The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recommends patients with severe asthma be referred to a specialist for evaluation and care. To find outContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — A possible link between some COVID-19 vaccines and heart inflammation bears close monitoring, but it’s no reason for parents or their teenage children to avoid vaccination. That’s what researchers are saying after several reports of the inflammation in teens and adultsContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Whether to share your bed with your infant at night has been the subject of heated debate: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises against it, recommending room-sharing but not bed-sharing, while others promote the practice as part of an idea called attachmentContinue Reading