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Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines From the FDA

April 23, 2021: The FDA amended the emergency use authorization of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine to include information about a very rare and serious type of blood clot in people who receive the vaccine. View frequently asked questions about Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine… Report vaccine side effects toll-free at 1-800-822-7967 or online to… Read More »

‘I know of nothing that is more bipartisan’ than curing cancer, Biden says during joint address

President Joe Biden said that ending cancer was a bipartisan issue during his joint address to Congress on Wednesday. “I can think of no more worthy investment. I know of nothing that is more bipartisan,” Biden said. “So let’s end cancer as we know it. It’s within our power to do it.” BIDEN STRIKES OPTIMISTIC… Read More »

Patients hit with surprise medical bills paid ER docs 10 times more than others

Dive Brief: A new report in Health Affairs seeks to measure the financial impact surprise medical bills had on adult patients with private health insurance between 2001 and 2016. Researchers found that ER doctors retained a larger share of what they initially charged, or what is considered the sticker price, when patients were unexpectedly out-of-network… Read More »

Michigan coronavirus strategy should focus on restrictions, not more vaccine supply, Walensky says

Michigan’s governor has renewed her call for additional vaccine supply from the Biden administration to combat the state’s surging coronavirus cases, but federal officials have instead said the focus should be on implementing restrictions to stop the spread. On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the state’s strategy… Read More »