November 30, 2022
In a large study, the experimental Alzheimer's drug lecanemab reduced the rate of cognitive decline by 27 percent in people in the early stages of the disease.
November 29, 2022
Barely a month after granting himself a third five-year as China’s leader, Xi Jinping is facing a wave of public anger over his “zero COVID” policy.
November 25, 2022
Workers who lose employer-based health coverage during a strike or lockout will have access to a full-subsidy plan through Covered California.
November 22, 2022
As the holiday approaches, infectious disease specialists are bracing for the possibility that big family get-togethers and travel will propel the spread of RSV, flu and COVID-19.
November 21, 2022
The treatments were highly popular earlier in the pandemic. One by one, they got knocked out by more convenient, less expensive treatment options, and new COVID variants.
November 17, 2022 | Kate Wolffe
State officials are warning that hospitals are at capacity contending with rising COVID-19 cases and early seasons of flu and RSV.
Nurse practitioner requirements are changing, allowing them to practice without physician supervision
November 16, 2022
The new rules will improve access to health care in many communities where it is lacking, supporters say. Some physicians are concerned the rules will expand the scope of services nurse practitioners provide.
November 12, 2022
Step aside, BA.5. The new variants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1, appear to be among the most adept yet at evading immunity from previous infection and vaccination.
November 9, 2022 | Kate Wolffe
Sacramento County’s public health department is working to get the word out to parents about RSV, how to prevent infection and what to do if they believe their child is very sick.