The quarantines apply to staff and students at the University of California, Los Angeles and at California State University who were exposed to measles but cannot provide evidence that they were vaccinated against the disease, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Delaware, and Kansas.
One-third of millennials have a health condition that will lower their life expectancy and quality of life, according to a recent study from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index—which also found that millennials' overall health is significantly worse than Gen Xers' health was at the same age.
Fourteen transplant centers and four transplant patients on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against HHS and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) over a new liver allocation policy that would allocate liver transplants by distance to the donor instead of region.
Clinicians working in the ICU witness a lot of "pain and suffering," Colleen Farrell, an internal medicine resident physician at NYU Langone Health, writes in a STAT News opinion piece. So Farrell turned to poetry to acknowledge and cope with the tragedy and loss.