It's rare for airplane passengers to experience a fatal medical emergency midflight, but that's what happened on board medical journalist Kate Johnson's flight. In the New York Times' "Well," Johnson recalls the harrowing effort by medical professionals on the plane to revive the passenger—and the crew's "calm" response.
As wildfires rage in California, utility plants are taking precautionary measures and scheduling planned power outages that force many medical providers to make difficult decisions, revealing shortcomings in U.S. hospitals' emergency response.
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an Alabama law that would make it a felony for doctors to provide abortion care under almost any circumstances.
As part of the initiative, called Food for Life, Kaiser will explore providing patients and families with in-home meal services that are specifically tailored for medication management, allergies, or medical conditions such as cancer or diabetes, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.