The 25 'Highest Paying Jobs.' (Hint: 6 are in health care.)

Glassdoor this week released its 2019 list of the 25 "Highest Paying Jobs" in the United States, and five of the top 10 are in health care.

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Does your sick child need to stay home? Probably not, according to this pediatrician.

While minor ailments such as pink eye and sore throats seldom need prescription treatment, many day cares unwisely urge all sick kids to stay home and seek medical attention, Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."

5 ways Providence St. Joseph nearly eliminated childbirth-related deaths

When it comes to preventing maternal childbirth-related deaths, the United States still has a "long way to go," according to Amy Compton-Phillips, EVP and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, who shares in STAT News five ways her health system ensures safer outcomes for maternal care.

Pelosi unveils bill to lower Rx drug prices. (But will it pass Congress?)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled a highly anticipated bill that aims to reduce prescription drug prices in the United States by giving the HHS secretary the authority to negotiate Medicare payments for certain drugs and by establishing a drug price ceiling for the negotiations based on the prices paid for the drugs in other countries.

Around the nation: Advisory panel says UNC Children's can resume complex heart surgeries

UNC Children's suspended performing complex heart surgeries, after a New York Times investigation found cardiologists and department leaders at the hospital had concerns about quality and patient outcomes, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kentucky, Maryland, and North Carolina.

Do you screen for all 5 key social determinants of health? Few providers do, study finds.

Few hospitals and physician practices screen for all five of what CMS considers five key social determinants of health, according to a study published Wednesday in JAMA Network Open.

CDC reports more than 500 lung illness cases linked to e-cigarettes

CDC on Thursday said officials from 38 states and one U.S. territory have reported eight deaths and 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products.

Weekend reads: A food critic's review of Olive Garden

A millennial's case for calling instead of texting, it might be time to take your dog for a swim lesson, and more.