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Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »

White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

Admiral Brett Giroir, U.S. Assistant Secretary For Health, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | Pool | Reuters The White House on Friday denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in… Read More »

Top audiology schools in the United States

If you love science and have a desire to help people hear better, you may want to investigate a career in audiology. Audiologists diagnose and treat hearing impairment and balance disorders in people of all ages and usually work in a hospital, physician’s office or audiology clinic. Audiologists need a master’s or doctoral degree and… Read More »

Record spikes in U.S. coronavirus cases push up hospitalization rates in 16 states

The U.S. reported more than 34,400 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data, after health officials in California, Florida and Texas all reported record-high single-day spikes. As of Wednesday, the nation’s seven-day average of daily new Covid-19 cases was 31,172. This number has increased more than 34% compared… Read More »

NYC ER doctor hopes the rest of the U.S. learned lessons from the city as states see virus cases spike

When Dr. Craig Spencer got on the New York City subway Monday morning following an overnight hospital shift, the emergency room doctor said all the people he saw were wearing masks.  “I think that people here remember how bad it was, really just a month, two months, ago and we don’t want to go through… Read More »