Halsey Opens Up About Lupus and Rare Disease Diagnosis, Shares Inspiring Update

Los Angeles, CA – Pop star Halsey recently disclosed being diagnosed with lupus and another rare disease two years ago. This revelation came on June 5 via an Instagram post, following the release of their new single “The End,” which hints at the health struggles they have been facing. In the post, Halsey expressed gratitude for the support received in response to their music and shared a bit more about their health journey. They revealed …

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Rare Disease Patients Get Virtual Care Boost with TeleRare Health Launch

Minneapolis, MN – TeleRare Health has recently launched an innovative platform aimed at providing virtual care appointments tailored to individuals with rare diseases. This new service focuses on expedited diagnosis, disease evaluation, and ongoing patient care to meet the specific needs of this underserved population. Patients utilizing the platform will have direct access to expert clinicians, molecular diagnostics, care coordination, and referral services. Additionally, TeleRare Health offers valuable information on approved rare disease therapies and …

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Policies on COVID-19 in Nursing Homes and Home Healthcare Agencies Do Not Guarantee Lower Disease Burden, Study Finds

New York City, NY – A recent research letter published in JAMA Network Open highlights the findings of a study conducted by a team of researchers from Columbia University concerning the impact of COVID-19 policies on nursing homes (NHs) and home healthcare agencies (HHAs) across the United States. The research team examined 38 COVID-19 policies implemented by state and territory governments between March 2020 and July 2022, with a focus on NH- and HHA-specific measures. …

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Disease Affects Pregnancy: Danielle Collins Talks Retirement Plans as a Female Athlete

Los Angeles, CA – Professional tennis player Danielle Collins recently revealed the challenges she faces as a female athlete dealing with endometriosis, a condition that impacts her ability to conceive. Collins spoke openly about her struggles with the disease and how it has influenced her decisions about retirement. The 27-year-old athlete emphasized that if she were a male player, she would not have to explain her choices regarding parenthood. Endometriosis is a chronic disorder where …

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Wegovy Medicare Coverage Expands for Patients at Risk of Heart Disease – NPR Coverage

Des Moines, Iowa – Medicare beneficiaries who are at risk of heart disease can now access coverage for Wegovy, a new prescription weight loss medication. This development comes as a response to the growing obesity epidemic in the United States, which poses significant health risks, including heart disease, among other chronic conditions. Wegovy, also known as semaglutide, has shown promising results in clinical trials for helping patients with obesity lose weight effectively. By making this …

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Beloved “Rocky” Star Carl Weathers Died Peacefully in His Sleep, Death Certificate Reveals Heart Disease

Los Angeles, California – Legendary actor Carl Weathers, best known for his role as Apollo Creed in the iconic “Rocky” films, passed away on February 1st, 2024 at the age of 76. Recent details have emerged regarding his cause of death, shedding light on the circumstances surrounding the loss of the beloved Hollywood figure. According to the death certificate obtained by The Blast, Weathers’ official cause of death was listed as “atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.” The …

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