The hidden cost of cancer, in 3 charts

Premature cancer deaths cost the U.S. economy more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015, according to a study published last week in JAMA Oncology.

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The best and worst cities for nurses, mapped

In a new report, 24/7 Wall St. ranks the 20 best and the 20 worst cities for nurses based on wages, cost of living, employment share, and more. Check out our interactive map to see if your city landed among the best—or the worst.

'A new normal': FDA is fast-tracking more drugs than ever, but is that safe?

FDA approved a record high of 43 drugs through fast-track programs in 2018, representing 73% of new drugs approved by the agency last year and establishing a "new normal" that "is transforming medical decision-making for the seriously ill," according to the Wall Street Journal.

Around the nation: 2 sisters give birth on their father's 70th birthday

Last week, Simone and Shari Cumberbatch gave birth on July 3, which happened to be their father's 70th birthday, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Montana, New York, and Washington.

Wildfires are getting worse. Are hospitals ready?

U.S. hospital infrastructure is underprepared for mass casualty burn events, which may become more common as destructive wildfires grow in frequency, Adam Rogers writes for WIRED. Here's how burn care providers are helping hospitals prepare.

Judges appear likely to strike down ACA's individual mandate. Is the whole law at risk?

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality, and appeared likely to strike down the law's individual mandate.