“Walking Dead” actor Daniel Newman’s coronavirus test wasn’t processed, but he got billed $9,000

The potential cost of tests and treatments for the coronavirus could cause some people to delay seeking medical care. “Walking Dead” actor Daniel Newman doesn’t know if he had the virus, but he still ended up with a bill for more than $9,000. Newman said he got sick in early March. “I started to get a fever, just started More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Can the OxVent ventilator help slow the coronavirus death rate?

Two hospitals in England are testing a ventilator that just two weeks ago hadn’t even been sketched on a piece of paper. The machine is composed of a few dozen widely-available parts and is unique in its More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Trump announces social distancing guidelines extended to April 30

President Trump said Sunday the peak in the death rate from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to hit in two weeks and extended guidelines to slow the spread of the deadly illness for 30 days. “The better More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Largest U.S. stockpile of medical supplies is “very stressed,” former director says

The former director of the largest U.S. stockpile of medical supplies told CBS News we may not have enough inventory of masks, gowns and ventilators to meet the needs of doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus. “The More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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“Business dropped 90%”: Already struggling farmers hit hard by coronavirus

Dallas — The coronavirus pandemic has deeply affected America’s farmers. They have already been facing financial hardships, worsened by a trade war and labor shortages. In the heart of Dallas, Bonton More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Ignaz Semmelweis, the pioneering doctor behind hand-washing

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when hand-washing, even for doctors, wasn’t considered part of basic hygiene. That is, until one man sounded the alarm. You have to hand it to Ignaz Semmelweis, More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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The Hippocratic Oath – CBS News

We give a nod of gratitude to those bound by an ancient document, with a very modern purpose:  the Hippocratic Oath.  It’s a contract more than 2,000 years old, and while it’s evolved over the More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Egg prices triple in 3 weeks amid coronavirus panic shopping

Americans may have to make do with chocolate eggs this Easter, as the real ones could prove elusive. Along with hand sanitizer and toilet paper, consumers hunkering down due to the coronavirus have been filling More...

By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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“How can camp happen?”: Summer camps in limbo amid coronavirus

Indefinite school closures. No play dates. Organized sports canceled. As parents and children across the country have settled into a new normal amid the coronavirus pandemic, planning ahead to the summer is More...

By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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COVID-19 cases top 600,000 worldwide

There are now more than 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States and over 600,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. President Trump on Friday signed a massive $2 trillion stimulus More...