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FRIDAY, Jan. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy for knee arthritis tends to cost patients more out-of-pocket and involves a lot more hassle than a quick steroid shot to soothe an aching joint.

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THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In response to claims that a man was denied a heart transplant because he refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston said Wednesday that its transplant policies mirror those used across the United States.

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THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 is changing medicine in yet another way: A new study finds that patients with COVID-related lung damage now account for nearly one in 10 lung transplants in the United States.

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LOS ANGELES — California has now surpassed 8 million cumulative coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic, the end result of weeks of unprecedented spread fueled by the highly infectious omicron variant. The milestone, equivalent to roughly 1 out of every 5 residents having been infected at some point, comes amid growing signs that omicron has finally peaked — but not before ...

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Patients with weakened immune systems — who are at high risk from COVID-19 — say pharmacies are turning them away when they seek additional vaccine doses recommended by federal health officials. Alyson Smith became eligible this month for a fourth vaccine dose because her medications leave her immunocompromised. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages most adults to ...

Egan Bernal, a top cyclist who has won the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia was seriously injured in a crash in his native Colombia. Bernal, 25, was on a training ride outside Bogotá at the time of the incident. He fractured a vertebrae, several ribs, a femur and a kneecap and punctured a lung. He was rushed into surgery at Clínica La Sabana and is recovering after the “successful” procedures, ...