• Wed. Aug 17th, 2022

healthcare

  • Home
  • The Unintended Consequences of OTC Hearing Aids

The Unintended Consequences of OTC Hearing Aids

I have nearly 98 percent hearing loss in both ears. For over 30 years, I’ve spent thousands of dollars on my hearing aids, costs that were partially subsided by insurance.…

A Flaw in the VA’s VistA Medical Records Platform May Put Patients at Risk

Though the United States Department of Veterans Affairs runs some interesting technology programs, it’s not known for being a flexible and nimble organization. And when it comes to electronic medical…

What to Ask Your Doctor If You’re Getting Medical Tech Implanted

Three years ago, I walked from my office in a hospital to meet my boss, a neurosurgeon. On the way, I felt my entire body slow down. After two minutes,…

The Fall of Roe Makes Complex Pregnancies Even Riskier

Doctors who care for pregnant people often have to make time-sensitive decisions when lives are on the line. But in the wake of the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, which…

There’s a Monkeypox Testing Bottleneck

But while a monkeypox test already existed, it required lab workers to do each step by hand, Morice says. Federal guidelines say testing should be done only by swabbing the…