At-home STD Tests in California Must be Covered by Insurance, says New Law
January 17, 2022

California on Jan 1 became the first state to require insurance coverage for at-home testing for sexually transmitted infections; it isn't smooth sailing, yet.

Less than 1 in 5 US Adults Meeting Heart Health Goals, According to AHA Scientific Statement
January 17, 2022

Available therapies combined with new approaches that address social determinants of health and other barriers to care can help, suggests new statement.

COVID-19 is a Cruel Reminder that Obesity IS a Disease, says Thought Leader Donna Ryan, MD
January 17, 2022

VIDEO Interview: The COVID-19 pandemic has closed what discussion remained about the status of obesity as a disease, according to obesity expert Donna Ryan, MD.

Obesity Expert Highlights 2021 Research Success, Looks to 2022 and Beyond
January 17, 2022

WATCH: The FDA approval of semaglutide 2.4 mg for adults with obesity was "by far the big event in 2021," said Donna Ryan, MD. More from our look back/look ahead interview, here.

Overweight, Obesity May Lead to More UK Hospitalizations than Previously Estimated
January 14, 2022

Using Mendelian randomization, a new study found in particular that waist-hip ratio may be a more important predictor of hospitalization than BMI.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

Seen in the ED: Positive Blood Culture
January 14, 2022

A man in his mid-60s presents after 1 month of intermittent fevers; recent blood cultures were positive for oral flora. Follow the ED course--can you make the diagnosis?

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

Top 10 Diets for 2022: US News & World Report Rankings
January 13, 2022

US News and World Report released its annual “Best Diets” rankings for 2022. Out of 40 of the most popular diets ranked by health experts, which 10 came out on top?

COVID-19 Home Test Cost Must be Covered by Insurance Companies, Group Health Plans
January 13, 2022

Up to 8 home tests per individual per month will be covered up-front by payers without a physician's prescription and not subject to any cost-sharing requirements.