The Senate last week unanimously passed the Sunshine Protection Act, which would make daylight saving time permanent—however, health experts have pushed back against the bill, arguing that permanent standard time is closer to people's natural circadian rhythms.
The flu kills between 24,000 and 36,000 people in an average year, according to CDC, but rarely do more than half of Americans get a flu shot—a pattern that some experts worry will happen in the future with Covid-19.
President Joe Biden on Friday signed the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act into law, providing new funding and educational programs to support health care workers' wellbeing and mental health.
New research suggests that as climate change continues to push temperatures higher, pollen season will continue to get longer and more intense, potentially causing it to "start up to 40 days earlier and last up to 19 days longer than it does today," Yingxiao Zhang and Allison Steiner write for The Atlantic.
Health care organizations will now be required to report any cyberattacks to the Department of Homeland Security, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and New York.
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