Is Rise in Liver Damage Tied to More Drinking During Lockdowns?
FRIDAY, May 14, 2021 -- Many people drank more to cope with the stress of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions it placed on daily life, and now a new study suggests that all of this drinking is causing a serious spike in alcohol-related...
For the Poor, Even a Small Medical Bill Can Trigger Coverage Loss
WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 – When people with low incomes are asked to help pay for their health insurance, some drop their coverage, even when bills as low as $20 per month arrive.
That's the upshot of a new study of Medicaid expansion in the...
Researchers Develop First App-Based Rapid Gonorrhea Test
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- Researchers say they have developed a rapid test for gonorrhea that could help reduce the spread of the sexually transmitted disease.
The test consists of an inexpensive, portable device and a cellphone app that will...