Covid-19 was the third leading cause of death in 2021 behind heart disease and cancer, according to CDC, and a study from the Kaiser Family Foundation found a large portion of those deaths could have been prevented by vaccination.
While nutrition studies pose a unique set of challenges, experts say there is a growing body of compelling evidence that suggests certain diets may benefit an aging brain. Writing for the New York Times, Amelia Nierenberg explains the connection between diet and brain health.
More than 40% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to the American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report—and experts say significant policy changes are needed to curtail the problem. See which regions fared the worst.
Almost 350 hospitals changed ownership either through acquisitions or mergers between 2016 and 2021, according to a "first-of-its-kind" report by HHS' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation—and experts predict that consolidation in the health care industry will increase going forward. Here are the pros and cons.
New CDC data found that vaccination rates among kindergarteners fell below the public health target of 95% last year, and roughly 400,000 fewer children enrolled in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year—sparking further concern among experts that an unknown number of children may have fallen behind on routine vaccinations.
CDC on Thursday issued a nationwide health alert over a cluster of severe hepatitis cases in children across multiple states, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Georgia, Illinois, and Texas.