10 must-read books for your holiday travels, according to Advisory Board's experts

If you're among the 112 million Americans hitting the road (or the skies) this holiday season, you'll need a good book to keep you company. Here's Advisory Board's winter reading list, offering 10 recommendations from our experts on how to escape hidden 'mindtraps,' empower yourself and others around the world, and explore contemporary issues within and beyond health care.

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Updated: BYU-Idaho reverses course on Medicaid coverage policy

Brigham Young University-Idaho announced suddenly this month that it will no longer accept Medicaid as an adequate health insurance option for students, meaning students who are covered exclusively by Medicaid must either purchase additional coverage or leave the school.

E. coli is threatening your Thanksgiving dinner. (Again.)

CDC is once again warning U.S. residents that their romaine lettuce might contain E. coli, noting that 40 cases of E. coli infection tied to romaine lettuce have been reported across 16 states.

Opioid monthly: Why—and how—the American Society of Addiction Medicine is redefining 'addiction'

This month, learn how Sesame Street has introduced a new storyline about parental addiction, see the latest research on opioid prescribing and tapering best practices, and get the latest CDC data on the drugs driving opioid deaths in 2017.

'Dopamine fasting' is the latest trend in Silicon Valley—but is it backed by science?

The latest fad in Silicon Valley is "dopamine fasting": abstaining from smartphones, computers, and even eye contact in order to supposedly curb "addiction" to technology. But does it really work?

The 2019-2020 flu season so far, charted

Six states were experiencing widespread flu activity while 32 states are experiencing local or regional flu activity as of Nov. 16, according to the latest CDC data.

Around the nation: Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg 'doing well' after release from hospital

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sunday was released from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore after seeking care for chills and a fever, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Colorado, District of Columbia, and Ohio.