11:08 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020
- By Richard Harris
What’s an SOS advance directive? What medical ethics experts think and who is using them Some people are ready to accept death when there is a shortage of medical resources. Enter the Save Other Souls directiveNot since the 1918 pandemic has this country contemplated rationing vital medical resources on a wide scale.
2:10 p.m. Aug. 7, 2020
- By Beckie Strum
New York schools get green light for in-person learning—raising myriad questions It’s up to the state’s individual school districts to map out plans, which in many cases, are a mix of remote and in-school instructionDetails will be left up to New York’s 750 school districts, which have only three weeks to hone their plans.
8:48 a.m. June 5, 2020
- By Jaimy Lee
Hope dims for hydroxychloroquine even as medical study detailing the drug’s failure is retracted The drug has faced steady scientific and political scrutiny over whether it can in fact help treat or prevent infections with the coronavirusA month ago, about 70% of the COVID-19 patients being treated at the 13 hospitals that make up the Hackensack Meridian Health system in New Jersey received hydroxychloroquine as part of their care.
8:01 a.m. June 4, 2020
- By Jennifer Nelson
How to know when it’s time to step in and manage a parent’s finances Actions you can take when an elderly parent’s cognitive decline impairs their money managementSigns of financial cognitive decline include not paying bills, not opening mail, excessive shopping and more.
3:00 a.m. June 1, 2020
- By rbisdale
How AI helps doctors diagnose diseases more accuratelyA look into how artificial intelligence is used to create 3D imaging models that allow for a faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.