Tag Archives: Care

What's next for the Affordable Care Act

Texas Judge Reed O’Connor’s controversial decision striking down the Affordable Care Act on Friday is only the beginning of what is expected to be a lengthy legal and political process. On Sunday, O’Connor followed up his ruling with a procedural order giving the parties until Friday to meet and confer. He also ordered them to… Read More »

Winter Skin Care Tips for Babies: 10 Ways to Take Care of Your Child This Season

Winter skincare tips for babies. (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Though winters are eagerly awaited, it brings its own set of challenges especially for babies and young children. The winter season can bring some key challenges for new parents as newborns are a little more sensitive and need extra care in the cold season. Ensure their skin… Read More »

Growth of Health Care Spending Slowed Last Year – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The growth of national health spending, which surged as millions of Americans gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act, slowed last year, the Trump administration said on Thursday. Health spending in the United States totaled $ 3.5 trillion last year, up 3.9 percent from 2016, or about $ 10,740 a person. It accounted… Read More »

New BHIVA guidelines on HIV care in pregnancy and after birth

Advice on infant feeding has been updated in the 2018 guidelines to address the uncertainties surrounding HIV transmission through breast milk when viral load is undetectable on antiretroviral treatment. “The undetectable=untransmissable (U=U) statement applies only to sexual transmission, and we currently lack data to apply this to breastfeeding,” the guidelines state. Nevertheless, the guidelines also… Read More »

Readers And Tweeters Demand Action On Gun Violence, Mental Health Care Options – Kaiser Health News

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names. Behind The Bloodshed In 2018 alone, there have been more than 300 mass shootings in the United States (“Gun Control Vs. Mental Health Care: Debate After Mass Shootings Obscures Murky… Read More »