African health research needs support: here’s one programme that’s working

African countries bear a disproportionate burden of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. More than two thirds of people living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa. It’s estimated that over 85% of deaths due to noncommunicable diseases are... Read more »

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers’ Benefit From Drug Coupons

Without medication to manage her plaque psoriasis, Jennifer Brown’s face, scalp, trunk and neck periodically become covered in painful red, flaky patches so dry they crack and bleed. During the pandemic, health... Read more »

COVID + Influenza: éste es un buen año para vacunarse, aconsejan expertos

La temporada de influenza se verá diferente este año, ya que los Estados Unidos se enfrentan a una pandemia de coronavirus que ya ha matado a más de 176.000 personas. Muchos estadounidenses... Read more »

Rising drug costs keep Mississippians from necessary mental health treatment

Magdalin Fulce used to take three different prescription medications for anxiety and depression. She doesn’t take any now, not because she doesn’t need it, but because she can’t afford it. Fulce, 24,... Read more »

Arizona doctors not signing death certificates for weeks, bodies left in morgues

(The Center Square) – Two Arizona-based funeral home directors say doctors at some of the state’s largest hospital systems are waiting weeks to sign off on death certificates during the pandemic, leaving... Read more »

Montana coronavirus report

The latest numbers Montana cases As of Thursday, August 13, Montana reports a cumulative total of 5,407 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 142 new cases since yesterday, 1,389 active cases, and 81 deaths... Read more »

Size matters in air pollution – but it’s not enough

‘(Mass) is indeed a useful metric, but perhaps not enough on its own and laboratory research could help to establish (other) metrics for air quality that are more health-related,’ said Dr Konstantina... Read more »

Missourians to Vote on Medicaid Expansion as Crisis Leaves Millions Without Insurance

This article was originally published by KHN ST. LOUIS — Haley Organ thought she had everything figured out. After graduating from a small private college just outside Boston, she earned her master’s degree, entered the... Read more »

With delays, a ripple of impacts

How slow COVID-19 test results complicate life for public health workers and patients. In mid-June, as Montana’s COVID-19 case count began its summer climb, the Missoula City-County Health Department announced it would... Read more »

ICE tactics to limit spread of COVID-19 in detention centers stir controversy

By Jude Joffe-Block and Valeria Fernández | April 16, 2020 A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer revealed in court documents April 13 that 98 immigrant detainees at the La Palma Correctional Center in... Read more »