As Democratic candidates debate Obamacare and Medicare for All, Americans say their biggest concerns are cutting health-care and drug costs

2020-02-20

It didn’t take long for the candidates at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate to turn their attention to health care. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, said that he would never sign a bill that would reduce benefits enjoyed by Las Vegas’s powerful culinary union. The union has expressedRead More →

What exactly happens during a coronavirus screening at an airport

2020-01-30

As the novel coronavirus’s death toll and confirmed cases continue to rise, U.S. officials have expanded screening measures to 20 airports nationwide. So what exactly should passengers traveling from China — and the general flying public — expect at these enhanced-screening airports? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiallyRead More →

Scientist who simulated the global impact of a coronavirus outbreak says ‘the cat’s already out of the bag’ and calls China’s efforts to contain the disease ‘unlikely to be effective’

2020-01-25

‘Probably, the cat’s already out of the bag.’ Eric Toner, M.D. Scientist and scholar Eric Toner, quoted above in an excerpt from a Friday interview with the business-news channel CNBC, explained that China’s efforts to contain the current outbreak of a fast-moving upper-respiratory illness are “unlikely to be effective.” TheRead More →