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Florida now has more coronavirus cases than New York and California leads the nation

A health-care worker collects samples using a nasal swab at a mobile Covid-19 testing facility, in Miami Beach, Florida, United States on July 24, 2020. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Florida has reported more confirmed coronavirus cases than New York state, as the epicenter of the pandemic has shifted from the Northeast… Read More »

Health Care Advocates Push Back Against Trump’s Erasure of Transgender Rights – The New York Times

Health advocates representing American hospitals, medical groups, insurers and civil rights associations condemned the Trump administration on Saturday for rolling back protections for transgender patients, and for doing so amid a global pandemic. The new rule, long sought by conservatives and the religious right, narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care… Read More »

Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says – The New York Times

Through years of lawsuits and rising public anger over the opioid epidemic, the big American pharmacy retailers have largely eluded scrutiny. But a new court filing Wednesday morning asserts that pharmacies including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Giant Eagle as well as those operated by Walmart were as complicit in perpetuating the crisis as the… Read More »

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill – The New York Times

With so much still uncertain about how widespread hospitalizations for coronavirus patients will be around the United States, a new analysis says premiums could increase as much as 40 percent next year if the pandemic results in millions of Americans needing hospital stays. “Health plans went into 2020 with no hint of coronavirus on the… Read More »