The United States is devoting more than $3 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19, according to an official briefed on the matter.
Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve, one of the four valves in the heart. It is a common disease that is diagnosed in approximately 100,000 people each year in the United States alone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug would raise Medicare premiums broadly, and some patients who are prescribed the medication could face copayments of about $11,500 annually, according to a research report published Thursday.
The FDA on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers.
The controversy surrounding imposition of the death penalty continues.
SERRANA, Brazil (AP) — Just one COVID-19 patient is in critical condition at the Dr. Geraldo Cesar Reis clinic in Serrana, a city of almost 46,000 in Sao Paulo state's countryside. The 63-year-old woman rejected the vaccine that was offered to every adult resident of Serrana as part of a trial.
FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth was recently notified that CaptureRx, a third-party business associate provides certain pharmacy support services to many health care providers, experienced a data breach earlier this year that involved more than 1.6 million patients at more than 120 health care facilities nationwide.
In the fourth season of “In Treatment,” Emmy winner Uzo Aduba takes over as the series’ therapist. This time, however, the doctor is also dealing with the global pandemic and social and cultural shifts.
A stroke is a "brain attack" cutting off blood oxygen to the brain cells that control everything we do – from speaking, to walking, even breathing. Most strokes occur when the arteries are blocked by blood clots or by the gradual build-up of plaque.
FLORENCE, S.C. -- About 100 people Friday morning gathered by Pee Dee Mental Health for speeches and then marched to show their support for mental health.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Stanton Gause has worked at McLeod Health for five years, the past three of those as a nurse. He completed his associate’s degree at Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and is working toward his Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Morgan Dorriety has been a nurse for 2½ years, but she started working for McLeod Health before becoming a nurse as a medical/surgical technician.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Looking back at events in her life, Katie Cieluch, a registered nurse working at MUSC Health-Florence Medical Center and McLeod Regional Medical Center, started to become a nurse long before being old enough to go to nursing school.
FLORENCE, S.C. — Brandy Hysong is a nursing supervisor at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree.
FLORENCE, S.C. – McLeod Registered Nurse Amy Norton Gainey chose a career in nursing because she has always been fascinated with the medical profession. In fact, for career day in third grade, she went to school as Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.