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Tuesday October 26th, 2021 2:13PM

AP Health - Senior Health

NFL, players agree to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement
The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims
1:05AM ( 5 days ago )
NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1B settlement
The NFL has agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims
9:07PM ( 5 days ago )
NFL proposes fix to race-norming in concussion settlement
The NFL has proposed changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming."
5:21PM ( 5 days ago )
NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing
The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming."
2:09PM ( 6 days ago )
Biogen CEO: 'Major bottleneck' still limits Alzheimer's drug
A new Alzheimer’s drug from Biogen brought in only $300,000 in sales during its first full quarter on the market
1:41PM ( 6 days ago )
Income test for Medicare dental under debate; gets pushback
For more than 55 years, Medicare has followed a simple policy with covered benefits the same, no matter if you’re rich, poor, or in-between
4:31PM ( 6 days ago )
In quiet debut, Alzheimer's drug finds questions, skepticism
Persistent concerns about the first new Alzheimer’s treatment in more than 20 years are curbing access more than four months after regulators approved it
9:05AM ( 1 week ago )
The Latest: WHO advisers urge 3rd shot for some people
An expert group advising the World Health Organization is recommending that older people and those with compromised immune systems get an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine as part of their regular schedule
2:55PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Doctors claim Brazil hospitals gave dodgy COVID-19 care
A Brazilian medical chain has been accused of enlisting participants to test unproven drugs without proper consent and forcing doctors to toe the line on prescribing unproven drugs touted by President Jair Bolsonaro
9:36AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Hospitals fear staffing shortages as vaccine deadlines loom
Hospitals and nursing homes around the country are bracing for worsening staff shortages as state deadlines arrive for health care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19
5:58PM ( 4 weeks ago )