On television, when providers rush to administer CPR to a patient, they're almost always successful, but the "reality of cardiac arrest" is very different—and despite providers' best efforts, it's often more deadly, Charlotte Huff writes for Mosaic Science.
The opioid epidemic has received widespread attention as public health officials direct more resources to combat the drugs' deadly outcomes. But Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli reports that experts fear another prescription drug problem is mounting, citing steadily increasing prescription rates and associated deaths—much like what was seen in the early years of the opioid epidemic.
FDA on Thursday approved Roche's cancer drug designed to target a tumor's genetic driver rather than the tissue where the tumor originated.
WellSpan York Hospital has introduced a five-minute dance video for pregnant women as part of a new labor initiative to help them manage their pain through distraction, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Louisiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.