The hospital's score for injuries stemming from sharp objects is less than half the national average score for teaching hospitals, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
A recent study suggests black women are less likely to adhere to long-term breast cancer treatment than white women, and Niasha Fray—a black woman who used to help others stick to their treatment regimens—is now experiencing the hardship firsthand as a breast cancer patient herself, Mara Gordon reports for NPR's "Shots."
The Trump administration's final rules will allow more employers to qualify for exemptions from the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) contraceptive coverage rules on moral or religious grounds, drawing sharply mixed reactions from stakeholders.
Doctors today have more diagnoses to offer patients than ever before, but in the New York Times' "Well" Dhruv Khullar, a physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, questions whether the "medicalization" of everyday conditions, from trouble sleeping to shyness, could harm patients.
Children don't play enough, and that could have some far-reaching consequences for their future, according to a recent policy report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Jenny Anderson writes for Quartz.
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