Medical economics

Researchers find technology solutions to health care costs

New developments in technology may provide tools to help patients and health care providers make cost-informed decisions and connect patients to additional resources if they cannot afford their prescribed medications, say ...


NFTs offer new method to control personal health information

NFTs, or nonfungible tokens, created using blockchain technology, first made a splash in the art world as a platform to buy and sell digital art backed by a digital contract. But could NFT digital contracts be useful in other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC's 'honor system' mask guidance threatened vulnerable communities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may have increased the threat of COVID-19 infection in the Black community and among some other racial and ethnic minority groups when the agency updated its mask guidance ...

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