Build Back Better Act Would Patch Holes in Health Coverage

WASHINGTON — Of all the “bitter disappointments” he had as president, Harry Truman once wrote, the “one that has troubled me most, in a personal way,” was the failure to enact a national program that would assure all Americans “a full measure

How Exercise May Support the Aging Brain

Rodent exercise also slows or halts aging-related declines in the animals’ brains, studies show, in part by strengthening specialized cells called microglia. Little understood until recently, microglial cells are now known to be the brain’s resident immune cells and hall monitors. They

Build Back Better Act Would Patch Holes in Health Coverage

WASHINGTON — Of all the “bitter disappointments” he had as president, Harry Truman once wrote, the “one that has troubled me most, in a personal way,” was the failure to enact a national program that would assure all Americans “a full measure

Federal Judge Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Health Workers

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday to halt the start of President Biden’s national vaccine mandate for health care workers, which had been set to begin next week. The injunction, written by Judge Terry A. Doughty, effectively expanded a

F.D.A. Advisers Set to Discuss Merck’s Covid Pill

As the world reels from the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, a panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration will meet on Tuesday to discuss an antiviral pill from Merck, the first in a new class of