A first-of-its-kind study from the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization found that overwork was associated with an estimated 745,000 deaths in 2016. Here's how working long hours could affect the risk of dying from stroke or heart disease.
Many experts believe the immunity conveyed by Covid-19 vaccines will fade over time—but when might a booster shot be required, and how will the manufacturing and distribution of booster vaccines work? Here are the latest predictions from Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the White House, and the CEOs of Moderna and Pfizer.
Hospitals that serve uninsured patients or patients covered through Medicaid were hard hit financially by Covid-19, with some "barely making ends meet"—even as hospitals that typically serve patients with private insurance recorded stronger financial performance, according to an investigation by NPR and the PBS series Frontline.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Tuesday issued an executive order preventing all local governments from implementing mask mandates, effective Friday, with violators facing a fine of $1,000, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas.
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