The United States will soon face its third autumn and winter with the coronavirus, and a new surge in cases may be on its way as colder weather forces people to spend more time indoors. However, updated boosters may offer people new protection and reduce the risk of severe disease and death. See the latest trends in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths on our interactive charts.
After a 5-month-old boy stopped growing, doctors found "worrisome abnormalities" in his blood, including potentially fatal sodium levels—then tests confirmed the infant's diagnosis, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
Findings from two studies recently published in The BMJ suggest that frequent consumption of ultra-processed foods was associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer, all-cause mortality, and cardiovascular mortality, Zaina Hamza writes for MedPage Today.
CMS proposed changes to the enrollment process for CHIP, Medicaid, and Basic Health Programs, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.