Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five ways COVID-19 might reshape maternal health

For years, Illinois Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood has had a close eye on maternal health, rooted in the experience of grieving a close friend who died three weeks after giving birth to a baby girl.

HIV & AIDS

Medicaid expansion helps uncover undiagnosed HIV infections

The Medicaid expansion facilitated by the Affordable Care Act led to increases in the identification of undiagnosed HIV infections and in the use of HIV prevention services such as preexposure prophylaxis drugs, says new ...

Oncology & Cancer

Medicaid expansion may result in earlier diagnosis of colon cancer

The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion for low-income people appears to lead to earlier diagnosis of colon cancer, enhanced access to care, and improved surgical care for patients with this common cancer, researchers ...

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