Bias extends beyond skin color to the assumptions physicians might make about patients.
Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 more often have a vitamin D deficiency than population-based controls.
As the US witnessed record-breaking daily COVID-19 case counts over the weekend, public health experts warned that hospitals may soon reach a breaking point.
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, the CDC will monitor those taking the vaccine for any health problems via text messages and online surveys.
Low- and middle-income families experienced a larger reduction in out-of-pocket costs after initiation of the ACA than higher-income families.
During 2018, prices paid to hospitals by privately insured patients averaged 247 percent of what Medicare would have paid.
Half of practices report having an office dismissal policy for families refusing vaccines.
In an Ideas and Opinions article, guidance is provided for physicians to optimize telemedicine, which can be challenging for older patients.
The World Health Organization will lead an international investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China.
More than 70,000 US women could be left without cost-free birth control after the Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration policy change that permits some employers to refuse to provide contraceptive coverage on religious or moral grounds.
In an effort to aid real-time epidemiology efforts, researchers have unveiled a mobile application called the COVID Symptom Tracker.