Consumers Opted Out of Needed Medical Care

Most consumers typically access healthcare at their primary physician or doctor. In fact, 61% of consumers saw their primary physician or doctor in the last 12 months, in person or online, according to Wellness And Affordability, a PYMNTS report with research sponsored by CareCredit. Get the report: Wellness And Affordability: […]

Overnight Health Care: White House coronavirus task force says ‘significant behavior change’ needed of Americans | HHS working with Biden on transition | 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses expected to be shipped to states by mid-December

Eufemia Didonato

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care. The White House coronavirus task force says Americans need to significantly change their behavior to reduce COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. States could receive the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines — about 6.4 million doses — by mid-December. Meanwhile, global flu infections have hit […]

‘I needed to be on that field’: Hempfield girls lacrosse coach talks about breast cancer fight | Food + Living

Eufemia Didonato

General guidance for when women should begin getting mammograms is between ages 40 to 45. Claudia Ovchinnikoff, at 43 last fall, knew in the back of her mind she should schedule the first mammogram of her life. “I was supposed to get a mammogram last fall, in 2019,” Ovchinnikoff said. “I never went. … I put it off. I had no symptoms. I’m […]