The nurse, Lissa McGowan, said, "We have so many babies who cross our paths, and we have had many who say they had a relative here, but it's never hit so close to home where it is father and son, not for me," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
Nonprofit hospitals that had the highest earnings in 2017 provided less charity care relative to their revenue than nonprofit hospitals with lower earnings, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
For years, coffee was regarded as an unhealthy indulgence and even a possible carcinogen, but recent research shows coffee is not a carcinogen and suggests that the beverage is associated with better health outcomes when consumed in moderation, Dawn MacKeen reports for the New York Times.
Less than five years ago, consumer DNA tests were being hailed as the innovative technology of the future—but today, declining sales have forced several companies in the field to scale back their workforces and adjust their business strategies.
Nebraska Medical Center made headlines in 2014 for being a leader in treating Americans who were infected with Ebola. Now, the hospital is being tapped to evaluate 13 Americans who were exposed to the new coronavirus—leading many to wonder why the Omaha-based hospital is consistently tasked with treating some of the toughest infectious diseases.
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