Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning sang a duet with country singer Thomas Rhett at a gala to raise money for the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital in St. Vincent, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alaska, Indiana, and New York.
A new study in PLOS One suggests that removing barriers to midwives' practice might improve U.S. maternal and infant mortality rates, while helping to address a shortage of OB-GYNs that affects nearly half of U.S. counties, reports.
Another study has taken aim at the "obesity paradox," finding that people with cardiovascular disease who are overweight or obese are not living longer than their normal-weight peers—they're simply getting diagnosed earlier in life.
President Trump is calling for expanding and reforming U.S. mental health programs, including programs involved in identifying and treating individuals who might pose a threat to themselves and others, as part of its proposal to reduce gun violence in the country.
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