Obesity is linked to reduced cranial blood flow, a condition that is a key imaging predictor of Alzheimer's disease and other mental health conditions, according to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease—findings that suggest "[w]eight hurts the brain," the study's lead author said.
CMS is now scheduled to publish a final rule that would relax certain federal anti-kickback regulations for providers by Aug. 21, 2021, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Ohio, and West Virginia.
HHS on Thursday announced that the Trump administration has reached a $750 million deal with Abbott Laboratories to acquire 150 million rapid-response coronavirus tests—a move applauded by experts as a potential "game changer" for America's coronavirus response.
Mount Sinai Health System researchers have discovered two inflammation markers that can predict the severity of Covid-19 cases, AstraZeneca has launched a clinical trial to test whether its combination of two antibodies can prevent or treat Covid-19, and more.
Hospitals in the path of Hurricane Laura have had years of experience battling devastating storms—but they've never before had to withstand a storm of Laura's size and impact during a pandemic. Here's how they braced for the once-in-a-lifetime challenge.
At this week's Republican National Convention, President Trump and his fellow Republicans have been touting Trump's priorities for a potential second term. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli dives in on his major health care goals—and Trump's record on those initiatives so far.
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