It is commonly believed that depression is commonly caused by a chemical imbalance of serotonin in the brain—but a new study in Molecular Psychology argues there is "no clear evidence" to suggest serotonin levels or activity are associated with depression.
The World Health Organization on Saturday declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. Meanwhile, epidemiologists are warning the window is closing for the United States to contain the spread of the virus.
Health officials on Thursday confirmed that the first known U.S. case of polio in nearly a decade was detected in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County, New York, underscoring the importance of routine childhood immunizations.
In the first half of 2022, 62 hospital CEOs left their roles, marking a 48% increase from the same period in 2021, according to a CEO Turnover Report from executive outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Alena Analeigh Wicker, 13 years old, has been accepted into the University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine, making her the youngest Black person accepted into a U.S. medical school, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, the District of Columbia, and Florida.