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Good Response Seen With HealthCare.gov Reopening

CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28

Only Two in 10 Older Adults Report Being Screened for Hearing Loss

Half of older adults rate their hearing as excellent or very good

AAN: Smell Loss Can Persist for Five Months After COVID-19

About half of those with compromised sense of smell during acute phase had not regained sense of smell at average of 150.1 days postdiagnosis

GERD Linked to Squamous Cell Cancers of Larynx, Esophagus

An estimated 16.92 and 17.32 percent, respectively, of cases of LSCC and ESCC among individuals aged 50 to 71 years linked to GERD

Factors Other Than Workplace Tied to COVID-19 Positivity in HCWs

Demographic, community factors show stronger influence than workplace exposure on COVID-19 risk in health care workers

Many Health Care Workers Report Vaccine Hesitancy

However, data are from survey conducted prior to U.S. emergency use authorization of any vaccines

Supreme Court Should Uphold Affordable Care Act: Biden Administration

Health law provides about 23 million people with health insurance, prevents discrimination against preexisting conditions

Sexual-Minority Medical Students Have Higher Burnout

Reported burnout exists regardless of perceived experiences of mistreatment

FDA OKs Marketing of New Device to Reduce Snoring, Mild OSA

The removable eXciteOSA device, to be used when a patient is awake, delivers neuromuscular stimulation to the tongue

Medicaid Expansion Tied to Increased Detection of Early Cancers

Female Breast Cancer Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer in 2020

Female breast cancer surpassed lung cancer, although lung cancer remained leading cause of cancer deaths in 2020