Currently around six million Americans have some form of Alzheimer's disease, but that number is expected to more than double to around 15 million by 2060, according to a study published in Alzheimer's and Dementia.
Highmark Health and Penn State Health earlier this month agreed to enter a strategic partnership that will invest more than $1 billion in the development of a community-based health network, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Pennsylvania, Florida, and West Virginia.
Caffeine is the most-used drug in the world, and misusing it can have real, lasting side effects, Heidi Mitchell writes for the Wall Street Journal. Here's how to know if you're dealing with an addiction, according to one expert.
HHS and CDC officials say claims first reported by the Washington Post that CDC policy analysts were told not to use seven phrases —including "fetus" and "evidence-based"—in budget documents were "a complete mischaracterization," with one HHS official saying the guidance was not a ban but rather a recommendation to make budget language more palatable to congressional Republicans.
The Office of Budget and Management in its latest revision of the Standard Occupational Classification System continues to classify clinical nurse specialists as RNs rather than as advanced practice registered nurses—a categorization that has drawn criticism from nursing organizations.
A federal judge on Friday issued a preliminary injunction that blocks rules issued by the Trump administration that significantly expanded exemptions available to employers that opposed the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage mandate.
Health insurers are preparing for a post-individual-mandate market, as the House and Senate gear up to vote today on a joint tax reform bill that would effectively eliminate the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) individual mandate penalty.