The agency says pregnant women should avoid using a group of pain relievers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs—which include common over-the-counter pain relievers, such as Advil and Aleve—during their last four months of pregnancy, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.
As Covid-19 hospitalizations increase once again throughout most of the United States, hospital and state officials are launching field hospitals and taking other steps to increase their capacity to care for another influx of patients.
Arizona's cases of Covid-19 increased 151% after the state's stay-at-home order expired—and then declined 75% after local jurisdictions were permitted to impose mask requirements and the state paused its reopening plan, according to a new CDC report.
Plenty of research has shown that being overweight or obese is tied to a higher risk of premature death, but a new research review suggests that where a person carries excess fat "could make a big difference"—and even may lower a person's risk of an early death, Nicholas Bakalar writes for the New York Times' "Well."
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