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Watch Healthy Returns: The path forward with Dr. Purvi Parikh

Understanding Vaccine Studies. This week on "Healthy Returns: The Path Forward," Meg Tirrell talks to Immunologist Dr. Purvi Parikh about how vaccine trials work, who can participate, and how long until we know which drugs will be effective....

Walgreens strikes deal with primary-care company to open doctor offices in hundreds of drugstores

Walgreens and VillageMD Source: Walgreens Walgreens Boots Alliance will soon have doctor offices inside of hundreds of its U.S. drugstores. The pharmacy chain said Wednesday it has struck a deal with VillageMD, which will staff and run the primary-care clinics. The companies...

Storied apparel brand Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy as it seeks a buyer and...

The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed one of the country's oldest and most prestigious retailers. Brooks Brothers — pioneer of the polo and uniform of the polished prepster — filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection from creditors on Wednesday,...

U.S. reports record single-day spike of 60,000 new coronavirus cases

The United States reported more than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, setting a fresh record for new cases reported in a single day, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  The country reported 60,021 newly confirmed cases over...

Coronavirus cases surge among younger Californians

The recent surge in the spread of the coronavirus in California is hitting younger people harder than the initial outbreak earlier this year, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health. Like many states, California is...

Walmart quietly registers insurance business in its latest move into health care

A Walmart Care Clinic in Carrollton, Georgia, is ready to start seeing patients. Those who use the clinic will pay $4 if they are covered by Wal-Mart's employee health plan or $40 if they do not. Jodi Gralnick |...

New York Gov. Cuomo blasts Trump on school reopenings: ‘It’s not up to the...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for pressuring state officials to reopen schools this fall, saying the federal government doesn't have any authority over the matter. "School reopenings are a state decision. Period. That is the law,...

New Jersey issues statewide order to wear face masks outdoors

Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, speaks during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, April 6, 2020. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday ordered people to wear face...

United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand

A row of United Airlines passenger planes parked at gates at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Robert Alexander | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday said it is warning about 36,000 front-line employees — more than a third of its...

Coronavirus live updates: California ramps up hospital capacity as cases surge

5 Hours Ago Scientists warn of potential wave of brain damage linked to Covid-19 Scientists have warned about a potential wave of brain damage related to the coronavirus, Reuters reported Wednesday. According to new evidence, Covid-19 can lead to potentially severe...

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