Maternal mortality in America, in 3 charts

Black women were three times more likely to experience a pregnancy-related death than white women between 2007 and 2016, even among states with the lowest maternal mortality rates. Here's how providers and states are addressing the problem.

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Why this year's flu season could be a doozy

The U.S. cold and flu season officially kicked off Oct. 1, and early data suggests the United States is on track for a particularly virulent flu season. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli outlines three things you need to know—and ways to keep healthy this flu season.

Meet the 2019 Nobel laureates in medicine

Two U.S. researchers and a British scientist who discovered how cells sense and adapt to changes in oxygen levels have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel committee announced on Monday.

A researcher behind the latest controversial red meat guidelines didn't report past industry ties

The researcher said previous work with an industry group is not related to and had no influence on his most recent research and the corresponding guidelines.

Around the nation: DC hospital to regain running water by Friday

St. Elizabeth's Hospital has been without running water since Sept. 26, when a bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease was found in the water system, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Iowa, and Virginia.

Trump signs drug rebate bill expected to save Medicaid $3B

President Trump last month quietly signed into law a bill closing a loophole in Medicaid's drug rebate program that critics say allowed drugmakers to underpay rebates to state Medicaid programs.

Why employers think you're 'overqualified' (and what you can do about it)

Being told you're overqualified can be one of the most perplexing and frustrating experiences for job applicants—and it can strike at any professional level, Sue Shellenbarger reports for the Wall Street Journal. Here are six ways, according to Shellenbarger, that applicants can overcome the label and land the job they want.

Buttigieg released his plan to lower Rx drug prices. Here's what's inside.

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Monday released a plan intended to lower U.S. prescription drug costs that calls for allowing federal officials to negotiate the prices of drugs covered by some public health plans, capping some U.S. residents' out-of-pocket costs for drugs, and more.