November 13, 2019
Little progress has been made in recent years to improve influenza shot uptake, but new research suggests spurring competition among providers to get more patients vaccinated could be the key to turning the needle.
November 12, 2019
U.S. residents living in rural areas of the country were more likely to die from preventable causes than those living in urban areas from 2010 to 2017, according to a CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released Friday.
As a health care reporter whose father is a scientist and sister is a doctor, Alexandra Glorioso, who last year was diagnosed with breast cancer, felt like "one of the best equipped people to navigate" treatment for the disease—but Glorioso in Politico Magazine writes that she has felt "totally buried … much of the time."
T.J. Abraham worked as an OB-GYN at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital for years, but at age 42, he had to end his career because of a brain injury he likely sustained from years of playing football.
November 8, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 6, 2019
Haven—the joint health care venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase—in 2020 will pilot two health plans on 30,000 JPMorgan employees in Arizona and Ohio, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Google Health Vice President David Feinberg at a conference last week outlined a vision for an electronic health record search function powered by Google technology.
The American Academy of Pediatricians recently issued a report recommending pediatricians help children who are not progressing academically in school, saying poor academic performance should be addressed like other complex pediatric problems.
November 5, 2019
A coalition of medical groups are calling on Congress and the Trump administration to more closely regulate tobacco and e-cigarette companies as the number of cases of a vaping-linked lung illness exceeds 1,800.
Doctors from the hospital that treated a patient who died after a fecal microbiota transplant published a case study on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine that offers more details on the case as well as another case in which a patient became severely ill from the procedure.
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