A man with a rifle and handgun opened fire in a medical building on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, killing four and injuring several others, according to authorities.
A meta-analysis of 130 studies published last week in PLOS Medicine suggests that symptomatic Covid-19 infections are responsible for higher proportions of viral transmission than asymptomatic infections—a finding that contradicts previous research on Covid-19 transmissibility.
Weight-loss drugs can help adults with obesity lose a significant amount of weight, often improving related medical conditions—but many health insurers do not cover the drugs, making it difficult for patients to access treatments for "the biggest chronic disease of our time," Gina Kolata writes for the New York Times.
Compared with other high-income nations, the United States' cancer mortality rates are only slightly better than average despite spending twice as much on care, according to a new study published in JAMA Health Forum.
A decline in breastfeeding rates during the pandemic likely contributed to the ongoing infant formula shortage, health experts say—and the shortage is expected to continue through July as the country slowly increases its supply and production of formula.
FDA granted expanded approval for CAR-T therapy for cancer patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
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