The percentage of American adults who smoke cigarettes hit an all-time low of 13.7% in 2018, but rates of e-cigarette use increased—especially among young adults—according to CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published Thursday.
As demand for in vitro fertilization has grown, fertility clinics have developed supplementary procedures, or "add-ons," that are purported to increase the odds of success—but there's little evidence these add-ons actually work, Sharon Begley reports for STAT News.
FDA for the first time 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, Emily Mullin reports for Medium's "OneZero."
Police said five victims are being treated at Community Regional Medical Center and one is being treated at Saint Agnes Medical Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Missouri, and Rhode Island.
Huge "surprise" medical bills for out-of-network care are grabbing headlines and spurring Congress to action. But insurers and providers have sharply different proposals to solve the problem—setting up what may be Washington's biggest health policy showdown since the Affordable Care Act. Here's what you need to know.
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." Here are the 12 health care rising stars who made the list.