People Over 75 Are First in Line to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19. The Average Black Person Here Doesn’t Live That Long.

Prioritizing by age might seem like an obvious choice, but it ignores the fact that a smaller share of Black people reach the age of 75 than white people.

Access & Affordability

COVID-19 and the Growing Importance of Diverse Participation in Clinical Trials

Women and minorities should join studies to develop more effective treatments

Policy

The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability

Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Risk factors, racial disparities and sex differences should all be considered

Policy

Kids Already Coping With Mental Disorders Spiral as Pandemic Topples Vital Support Systems

Nearly 3 million children in the U.S. have a serious emotional or behavioral health condition. The pandemic has cut them off from those who understand their needs.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Coming Soon to a Pharmacy Near You: Biosimilars

Biosimilars can provide a more accessible — yet equally effective — alternative to expensive prescription medications

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Clinically Speaking: What Are Biosimilars?

Biosimilars are more affordable than the drugs they're modeled after — and they work just as well. Could they be an option for you?

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4 Vital Health Issues — Not Tied to Covid — That Congress Addressed in Massive Spending Bill

A ban on surprise medical bills among health care issues in massive legislative package

Your Care

COVID-19 Unmasks Inequity for the Deaf

For deaf and hard-of-hearing people, face coverings are just the beginning of pandemic-era communication struggles

Your Care

Women Need Biosimilars

There are more affordable medicines than what's on the market — but most of us can't access them

Policy