Tag: health care

Heathrow offers rapid one-hour COVID-19 tests. It isn’t cheap

Facilities in Heathrow terminals 2 and 5 will offer rapid pre-departure coronavirus tests to passengers traveling to Hong Kong and Italy. daniel leal-olivas/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images...

‘We bet on the wrong horse’: I co-signed my nephew’s $55K student loan: He has no degree and no job. What should we do?

Dear Moneyist, My wife and I co-signed her nephew’s student loans so he could attend a small private college. Six years later, he has no...

People of color shouldn’t be treated equally in COVID-19 vaccine trials, ER doctor says: They should be over-represented

This interview is part of a series of conversations MarketWatch is conducting with some of the leading voices in the U.S. on the COVID-19 pandemic....

Coronavirus update: Global COVID-19 cases top 39 million as trial of promising therapy finds it does not stop patients dying

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 world-wide climbed above 39.4 million on Saturday, a day after a clinical trial found one...

‘It isn’t a matter of love, just a matter of feminism’: I’m 32, pregnant and have a six-figure job. Should I marry my boyfriend?

Dear Moneyist, I am a 32-year-old woman, and I have been dating a lovely man since April. We’re very much in love. I just found...

How New York’s nursing homes prep for potential second wave of COVID-19

As cooler weather descends on New York City and bring fears of a possible second wave of coronavirus, nursing homes and adult care facilities are...

Deaths from dementia are up 20% this summer — here’s what you can do to help a loved one

iStockphoto Deaths from dementia during the summer of 2020 are nearly 20% higher than the number of dementia-related deaths during that time in previous years, and experts don’t...

What millions of Americans have in common with Seth Rogen and his wife: Caregiving

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Lauren Miller Rogen’s father as also having Alzheimer’s. Her mother’s parents and her mother had Alzheimer’s. When...

Here’s how to position your portfolio for a COVID-19 vaccine approval, UBS says

Vials of potential COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac are seen on the production line at Sinovac Biotech production facility in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images U.S. stocks...

Regeneron CEO cautions Trump’s results are ‘a case of one,’ and coronavirus drug needs more testing

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has submitted a request for emergency authorization to the FDA for its experimental antibody treatment for coronavirus. Getty Images/iStockphoto illustration President Donald Trump...

A Barrett Court could continue Trump’s deregulatory agenda long after he’s left the White House, experts say

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court has brought the public’s attention to divisive social issues like abortion rights, but replacing the late...

My husband of 20 years is having an affair. He told friends he wants a divorce and does NOT want to pay alimony. What should I do?

Dear Moneyist, I recently discovered evidence that my husband of 20 years is having an affair, and he has made claims to others that he...

Here are the Senate races to watch, as Democrats battle to take control from Republicans

If Democrats take control of the U.S. Senate, that could lead to laws that shake up key sectors such as tech, health care, finance and...

Forget the election, the great COVID-19 stock market divide is all that matters now, says this strategist

A deserted 42nd Street on March 25, 2020, in New York City. AFP via Getty Images The vice-presidential debate is over and points were scored...

Pence, Harris Address COVID, Health Care, Abortion

October 8, 2020 — In a debate dominated by the escalating COVID-19 crisis, Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris squared off on a...

An autoimmune-like antibody response is linked with severe COVID-19

AFP via Getty Images In the earliest days of the pandemic, many immunologists, including me, assumed that patients who produced high quantities of antibodies early...

Trump physicians have administered a steroid used to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients

President Donald Trump, who on Friday disclosed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, is now being treated with dexamethasone, a steroid that is primarily...

Trump has been treated with Gilead Sciences remdesivir in addition to Regeneron’s neutralizing antibody cocktail

President Donald Trump, who recently tested positive for the coronavirus, has been treated with Gilead Sciences Inc.’s remdesivir in addition to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s experimental...

‘I wasn’t feeling so well. I feel much better now’: Full transcript of Trump’s video address from Walter Reed

President Donald Trump released a video statement from Walter Reed medical center late Saturday, telling the public that he was now feeling much better. “I...

‘Just stay calm. It will go away’: A look back at Trump’s shifting stance on face masks and on the threat of COVID-19

President Donald Trump was transported on Marine One from the White House to Walter Reed Hospital late Friday, the same day that he and first...

Coronavirus update: Expert calls for ‘radical transparency’ on Trump’s coronavirus treatment and progress as more in president’s circle test positive

The number of confirmed U.S. cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 7.3 million on Saturday, and now includes President Donald Trump and...

Trump’s positive coronavirus test puts spotlight on presidential line of succession — here’s a primer

Markets appeared rattled early Friday after President Donald Trump said he had tested positive for the coronavirus causing the disease COVID-19 as traders wonder what’s...

Health Care, Pandemic Important to Voters

Oct. 2, 2020 – More than two-thirds of WebMD readers – the majority of them women — say a candidate’s policies on health care and...

Here’s how Trump’s positive coronavirus test has shaken up the campaign – plus what could happen next

President Donald Trump arrives to board Air Force One President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test has scrambled the White House race with 32 days remaining...

5 big financial issues voters didn’t hear much (or anything) about in the Trump-Biden debate

For a rancorous first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, there was a whole lot that went unsaid. Unemployment is coming...