Amid the ongoing labor shortage, many employers are trying to court Gen Z workers with new benefits, including shorter work weeks, greater opportunities for career advancement, and much more, Alyson Krueger writes for the New York Times.
After inserting a solution called OrganEx into the veins of pigs that had been dead for an hour, scientists were able to revive the cells in the pigs' organs, according to a study published in Nature. This offers a potential tool to increase the number of available organs for transplants and raises questions about the definition of death.
Two unpublished studies presented at the 2022 Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggest that certain factors "can significantly accelerate cognitive decline" and increase an individual's risk of dementia.
To address clinical staffing shortages in underserved areas, some states are licensing assistant or associate physicians, who have graduated medical school but not completed a residency. But some medical organizations argue these individuals lack the necessary training to perform the duties of regular physicians, Mari Devereaux writes for Modern Healthcare.
The U.S. uninsured rate dropped to a record low of 8%, according to a new report from HHS, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Indiana, Maryland, and Texas.
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