November 22, 2019
In an emergency department, a gushing nosebleed like the one Jay Wellons, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, encountered midflight would be treated with special glue and a microcatheter, but writing for the New York Times, Wellons describes how he and a nurse practitioner managed to "essentially" stop the midflight hemorrhaging with over-the-counter nasal spray and two tampons.
November 21, 2019
Stephen Hahn, President Trump's nominee for FDA commissioner, on Wednesday faced questions from lawmakers on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee regarding drug shortages and prices, e-cigarette use, and more.
An increasing number of millennials are caring for parents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and these younger caregivers face unique challenges along the way.
November 18, 2019
TIME on Wednesday released its first TIME 100 Next list, naming the 100 "rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health, and more."
Large, brand-name drugmakers could lose $1 trillion in sales and still remain profitable enough to maintain their current investments in research and development—a finding that suggests drug pricing regulations would not substantially harm the drug industry, according to a report released Thursday by West Health and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Upon learning that her patient would not qualify for a heart transplant without a legal guardian, Lori Wood, a nurse at Piedmont Newman Hospital, took matters into her own hands.
FDA for the first time has approved an experiment that involves temporarily transplanting pig tissue into humans, a move that experts say could lead to further developments in animal-to-human donations.
November 14, 2019
A Gallup poll published Tuesday found that 13% of U.S. adults, or roughly 34 million Americans, know a friend or family member who died in the past five years because he or she could not afford their medical treatment or medication.
CMS on Tuesday released a proposed rule intended to increase transparency around states' supplemental Medicaid payments and financing arrangements by establishing new reporting requirements.
A second federal appeals court last week reversed a lower court's ruling and upheld a 2017 rule that changed how CMS calculates Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payments to ensure providers are not doubly compensated for care costs covered by third-party insurers.
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