In the Washington Post this week, Janice Schuster spotlighted hospitals' efforts to prevent compassion fatigue in their nursing staff by offering creative arts classes and programs.
'Biological dirt' from other patient's colons lingers on 15% of endoscopes, increasing the chance of infection from colonoscopies and other endoscopic procedures, according to a study presented last week.
Hospitals are taking innovative steps—from offering "quiet kits" to installing white-noise machines—to bring down noise levels in a broader effort to improve patient outcomes and experiences, the Wall Street Journal's Laura Landro reports.
A new study in The Lancet explains how physicians in the United Kingdom have successfully treated a drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea with a new combination of antibiotics.
Health officials this week put health workers worldwide on alert for symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Symptom Coronavirus and bird flu, noting that the diseases have the potential to cause global pandemics.
Individuals who increase their consumption of red meat over time are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than individuals who decrease their red meat consumption or keep it stable, according to a new study in JAMA.