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What Will It Take to End HIV?

December 1, 2021

More than 30 years after the first World AIDS Day, medications for prevention and treatment of HIV remain out of reach for many people.

Caregivers Play a Vital Role in Virtual (and In-Person) Care

November 24, 2021

For many Americans, medical care over the past 18 months has been easier than ever: Patients use their phone or computer to log into a telehealth portal, where they see and talk with a doctor to get needed care. But it isn’t always so simple or straightforward.

Insurance Red Tape Keeps Patients in Pain

November 23, 2021

By Mehal J. Desai, MD, MPH - A grandmother in need of a hip replacement, an all-American high school swimmer with a bad shoulder and a 40-year-old construction worker with nerve pain in his elbow.

Rx Bills Could Soon be Lower for Seniors

November 22, 2021

The Build Back Better Act continues to be a work in progress, but a recent version passed by the House of Representatives gives seniors a reason to cheer.


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