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Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...

Top Senate Dem sets infrastructure vote, pressures lawmakers

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pressured lawmakers Thursday to reach agreement by next week on a pair of massive domestic spending measures,...

As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats

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WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data...

Senate Democrats’ $3.5T budget deal backs up Biden’s goals

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WASHINGTON — this story is a refire/new doc of last night's story with new material wire embargoed for 6 a.m. EDT Wednesday; lead with...

Medicare evaluating coverage for $56,000 Alzheimer’s drug

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WASHINGTON — Medicare on Monday launched a formal process to decide whether to cover Aduhelm, the new Alzheimer's drug whose $56,000-a-year price tag and...

FDA trims use of contentious Alzheimer’s drug amid backlash

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WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Thursday approved new prescribing instructions that are likely to limit use of a controversial new Alzheimer’s drug. ...

Kentucky’s Attica Scott challenges US House budget chairman

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FRANKFORT, Ky — State Rep. Attica Scott, one of two Black women in Kentucky's legislature, announced Wednesday that she'll try to unseat longtime Democratic...

Alzheimer’s drug stirs hope for patients, worry for doctors

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In the weeks since a new Alzheimer's drug was approved, hopeful patients have bombarded Dr. Alireza Atri with calls and emails about a treatment...

EXPLAINER: Dental, vision and hearing benefits for Medicare

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WASHINGTON — Many working-age people assume that Medicare covers just about every kind of health care that an older person may need. ...

Watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic

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WASHINGTON — Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart, a government watchdog...