Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is "resting comfortably" after having shoulder-replacement surgery Tuesday morning, according to Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maine, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.
CDC researchers say it is unclear whether an estimated higher prevalence in the rate of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) among U.S. children is a result of more children having ASDs or improvements in screening and diagnoses.
More health care organizations are adopting programs aimed at helping the estimated 42 million Americans who serve as primary medical caregivers to their family and friends—and reducing hospital readmissions in the process.
Men and women who adhere to five lifestyle habits may live more than 10 years longer than those who don't, according to a study published in the journal Circulation—but only 8% of Americans have adopted the potentially life-saving habits.
While serving as HHS Secretary under President Trump, Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, had espoused a different perspective, calling the individual mandate "one of those things that actually is driving up the costs for the American people in terms of coverage."