The mortality rate for cancer dropped 32% between 1991 and 2019, translating to about 3.5 million cancer deaths prevented, according to a recent report published by the American Cancer Society. Explore the most common types of cancer, how they afflict men and women, and how cancer death rates vary by state on our interactive charts and maps.
Nurse employment has dropped since the Covid-19 pandemic began—but nurse salaries have risen, according to a study published in Health Affairs. The study's authors say these changes could have long-lasting impacts on the industry, Shannon Firth reports for MedPage Today. Advisory Board's Lauren Rewers weighs in on how health care leaders can incorporate these findings into their workforce plan–detailing four key takeaways.
A new study from Kaiser Permanente Southern California found that omicron infections were tied to significantly lower risks of hospitalization, ICU admission, and death than delta infections—but even so, one expert warned that dismissing omicron as "mild" represents "a very dangerous attitude."
The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration's vaccine mandate for large businesses but let stand a separate mandate that affects health care workers in facilities participating in Medicare or Medicaid.
FDA reduces the interval for Moderna boosters to five months, a new analysis finds that doubling the current rate of boosters may significantly reduce Covid-19 hospitalizations and deaths, and more in this week's roundup of Covid-19 news.
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a bill that would give three free N95 masks to every person in the United States, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Vermont.