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Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info National Antifraud Task Force takes on new charges to protect consumers Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, Chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Antifraud Task Force...


FRIDAY, Aug. 13, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Trauma in childhood may lead to worse heart health later in life for Black people in the U.S. who have a low income, but not for those who have more money, a study found. Early trauma has been linked to cardiovascular health problems in pr...


The long list of side effects that follow ads for the newer expensive drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes sometimes include an unusual warning: They might cause weight loss. That side effect is one that many people — especially those with Type 2 diabetes, which is associated with obesity — may desperat...


What Is Ketamine? Ketamine, also known as Special K or Super K, is a short-acting anesthetic drug with hallucinogenic effects. It can change how you perceive sights and sounds, make you feel like you’re not in control, and make you feel detached from the world around you or any pain you’re feelin...


Americans have just about had it up to here with people who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations. The signs are everywhere: More stringent vaccine mandates from governors in California and Washington. Righteous fury from healthcare workers exhausted from seemingly endless shifts on the front lines. War...


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In what’s being touted as “landmark” settlement agreements coming from the first joint state-federal enforcement of mental health parity laws, United Healthcare will pay $14.3 million in restitution to insurance consumers nationwide who were denied or given reduced coverage for mental health and...


Attitude and action to win over this past year’s challenges “Live long and prosper.” That famous line from the Vulcan Mr. Spock (played by Leonard Nimoy) should be your motto for the coming year. And here’s how to do it — despite the recent news about just how tough it’s been. A study that looke...


MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - More than 7,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Wisconsin, the Department of Health Services (DHS) reported Thursday. Four more deaths, including 3 within the past month but just reported to the state, bring the death toll to 7,503. One death was in Winnebago County. The...


(CNN)The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found. The nation has landed in the basement in all seven studies the Commonwealth...


Editorial pages weigh in on these public health topics. Stat: Look To Nurses To Help Accelerate The Transformation Of Health Care  The chaos and crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic have forced remarkable transformations in the U.S. health care system. Nurses — as they have done in publi...


This was not unanticipated. I had personally been following this story as it unfolded last spring with a mix of confusion and disbelief: There's something very weird about https://t.co/neeewAP3du just doesn't fit at all with the "restore the soul of ou… https://t.co/7DQNzNTVws — digby (@digby)...


Overlook Medical Center's Cardiac Rehab at New Providence was again certified by AACVPR. AACVPR By ROB SEMAN Published August 17, 2021 at 3:03 PM Last Updated August 17, 2021 at 3:03 PM SUMMIT, NJ – AUGUST 2021 – Overlook Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehab at New...


The Delta coronavirus variant has dominated other variants. Credit: BOB AL-GREENE / MASHABLE The Delta variant has largely quashed the coronavirus competition. Delta, over twice as transmissible as earlier coronavirus strains, is the dominant variant infecting people in the U.S. and doze...