At the height of the pandemic, Marine Corps Veteran Michael Novielli developed fatigue, aches, and a fever. He'd never "felt this sick [in his] whole life," and his diagnosis was exactly what he feared.
Taking the pulse: Examining health care in 2021
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Without a doubt, the past 15 months have been nasty and brutish.
Lawmakers and judges continue to debate what they think is the best path forward for the American healthcare system.
Over the past year, we have faced what we hope will be a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic.
It has been nearly a year and a half now since the inception of the coronavirus pandemic, which has taken millions of precious lives, disrupted communities, and caused unthinkable economic damage.
Sophia Samuel of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, faced the difficult choice that millions of Americans across our Nation are forced to confront.
The COVID-19 pandemic made clear that telehealth care will only continue to grow as a vital part of our healthcare system.
Throughout the misery of this global COVID-19 pandemic, the heroic efforts of American healthcare professionals have been on full display.
The last 18 months presented many challenges for our nation and healthcare system.
I am a part of a proud fifth-generation farming family. The town where I grew up Monticello, Mississippi has a population of fewer than 2,000 people.
As proud Representatives of rural areas, we know why generations of Americans choose to live and raise families in America's small towns.
Our great country was founded on hard work and competition.
In 2010, former President Obama and Congressional Democrats told Hoosiers, and all Americans, that the Affordable Care Act will save them money and provide greater access to care.
New and promising therapies for patients with serious life-threatening diseases are advancing, but Congress must modernize review pathways at the FDA.
During the recent address to the Joint Session of Congress, President Joe Biden said, "Now, look, if you don't like my plan, let's at least pass what we all agree on."
It's common knowledge that access to quality health care, diet and exercise greatly impacts our health.
While we are well on our way to the COVID-19 pandemic being in our rearview mirror, the social restrictions and school closures over the past year have shined a light on another crisis.
When people think of the military they think of fighter jets, tanks, aircraft carriers, and missiles. No matter how advanced our technology gets, the most important thing about the U.S. Military is the people.
Our brave service men and women put their lives on the line to protect our country and our freedom. Sadly, they often return home from war different-- physically, mentally, or both-- than how they left.
The United States of America is the greatest military power in the world, but it comes at price.
Walter served in the Vietnam War. For decades, he was unable to leave his house most days.