The president often criticized the Defense Production Act as anti-business. Now he’s campaigning on having frequently used the law to ramp up production of medical gear.
The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.
Lying and cheating behavior comes in several distinct flavors, a recent study found.
Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their primary diagnosis.
There’s no vaccine for Covid-19, but there’s one for influenza. With the season’s first doses now shipping, officials are struggling over how to get people to take it.
The pressure to bring American students back to classrooms is intense, but the calculus is tricky with infections still out of control in many communities.
Small, crowded, enclosed spaces are petri dishes for the coronavirus. But in urban office buildings, elevators are a necessity, so companies are wrestling with how to make them safer.
The operation is believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S. The patient, a woman in her 20s, had been healthy, but the coronavirus devastated her lungs.
Much remains unknown and mysterious, but these are some of the things we’re pretty sure of after half a year of this pandemic.
Times journalists summarize some of the most critical things that scientists and public health officials have yet to understand.
Psychologists say anxiety and uncertainty prompt irrational decisions — like turning down a transplant when an organ becomes available.
The fragmented U.S. health care system has hampered efforts to expand coronavirus testing, by making it difficult for hospitals to switch to new labs with ample capacity.