More states are better prepared for health emergency, watchdog group says
Monte Whaley | Feb 27, 2020 | Federal
Senator Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally in Tacoma, Washington on Monday evening. Seattle U.S. Rep. and National Health Policy Chair for the Sanders campaign, Pramila Jayapal, and a bevy of local surrogates warmed up a crowd of over 17,000 energized supporters in a packed Tacoma Dome. Speaking on Presidents
A daily pill to protect against HIV infection is now available at the Salt Lake County Health Department STD Clinic. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was added in January to protect the clinic’s clients who are sexually active, particularly those with multiple partners, and for those who inject drugs, said Dr.
The House Health & Social Services Committee received an update on coronavirus response efforts in Alaska on Thursday from Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer of the Department of Health & Social Services. According to Dr. Zink’s presentation, there are four common types of coronaviruses: 229E, NL63, OC43
Medicaid Fiscal Integrity: Protecting Taxpayers and Patients Protecting Medicaid and ensuring it remains sustainable and able to provide access to high quality care for society’s most vulnerable populations is a top priority for the Trump administration. Medicaid plays a critical role in the fabric of our nation’s health care safety
The New England Journal of Medicine recently disclosed details about the first case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States, which involved a 35-year-old man from Snohomish County, Wash. The article’s authors said they published their findings to emphasize the need to share knowledge and resources between health officials
Congressman Michael Burgess represents Denton County in the US House of Representatives. Dr. Burgess serves as the Ranking Member and former Chairman of the powerful Subcommittee on Health in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He is one of seven physicians serving in the House, and has been a member