Lawmakers seek long-term limit on governors' emergency powerPosted on Monday, April 12, 2021
Lawmakers in 45 states have proposed more than 300 measures this year related to legislative oversight of executive actions during the COVID-19 pandemic or other emergencies.
NIH aims to address COVID testing disparities in underserved communitiesPosted on Monday, April 12, 2021
The disparities related to COVID-19 aren't just prevalent in racial and ethnic minority groups, however. An analysis from Surgo Ventures in November found that 64% of all rural counties in the U.S. do not have a COVID-19 testing site.
Diabetes patients at high risk from COVID-19 are managing conditions more effectivelyPosted on Sunday, April 11, 2021
The Southeast Michigan Hospital Collaborative, a partnership of four local health systems, the Greater Detroit Area Health Council and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, have been working to identify the state's 2.5 million people with pre-diabetes to enroll them in a national diabetes prevention program.
Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medicationPosted on Sunday, April 11, 2021
About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More Black Americans open to vaccines after outreach effortsPosted on Sunday, April 11, 2021
A poll has found that about 24% of Black American adults said they will probably or definitely not get vaccinated. That's down from 41% in January.