Medical economics

Buying your own health insurance just got way less expensive

Tens of millions of Americans will find it substantially more affordable to buy their own health insurance starting this month, thanks to generous financial help included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Give away your money, feel happier?

(HealthDay)—Having pots of money doesn't necessarily make you happy, study after study has found. But giving away money—even if you're not rich—is likely to make you feel wealthier, and thus happier, new research contends.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain region orders lockdown as global infections gather pace

Hundreds of thousands of Catalonia residents were ordered back into lockdown on Sunday as coronavirus cases spiked in the Spanish region and new figures showed infections accelerating in many other parts of the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India's hardest-hit state battles vaccine shortages

Leading hospitals in India's most coronavirus-hit state halted vaccinations Friday, citing shortages as infections across the country crossed 13 million and set a new daily record.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Who fares worse after multiple sclerosis strikes?

For people with multiple sclerosis, certain factors early in their disease may determine their quality of life in the years to come, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia probes COVID-19 response

Australia announced Thursday an inquiry into its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to fortress-like travel restrictions, rolling lockdowns and a sluggish initial vaccine rollout.

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