The companies said the merger will allow the health systems to meet growing demand for specialty and inpatient services, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas, and Vermont.
When a man with no known allergies experienced two near-fatal anaphylactic reactions, he turned detective to unearth what caused the allergic reactions that almost killed him, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
Many older adults are taking 'a risky pileup of prescribed medication,' and while efforts to address the issue have focused on physician intervention, research suggests that the solution may involve a different health care provider, Aaron Carroll writes for the New York Times' 'The Upshot.'
While most people accept rush hour traffic as an inevitable annoyance, research suggests it can take a 'physical and psychological toll' on commuters, Austin Frakt writes for the New York Times' 'The Upshot.' But there are ways to minimize traffic and its psychological impact.