Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada's Ontario province issues stay-at-home order

Canada's Ontario province, the country's most populous and its economic engine, on Tuesday ordered residents to stay home as projections showed the number of COVID-19 cases could soon explode, overwhelming hospitals.

Medical economics

Support for Obamacare grows as Biden takes control: Poll

(HealthDay)—The popularity of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, continues to grow, with nearly two-thirds of Americans saying they want the law to remain as is or be improved, a new Harris/HealthDay poll shows.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

A post-pandemic path to solving the nursing home crisis

In "Long-Term Care Policy after COVID-19—Solving the Nursing Home Crisis," published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a collaboration of experts across several Penn schools advocates for "a combination of funding, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Improving health care autonomy for young adults with autism

Independence has always been a driving force in Nancy Cheak-Zamora's life. Now an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Health Professions, she grew up undiagnosed with dyslexia, a learning disorder ...

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