The health system is sharing its lessons learned from treating 105 of the state's 112 cases of vaping-linked illness, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Nebraska, and Utah.
Four months after Chris Long, a cancer patient from Reno, Nevada, received a bone marrow transplant, forensic scientists found that his body contained the DNA of a man who lived thousands of miles away, raising questions about how cases like Long's could change the way investigators solve crimes, Heather Murphy reports for the New York Times.
Leaders on the Senate Finance Committee on Friday unveiled a new, bipartisan bill intended to lower prescription drug prices, and House Republicans on Monday announced a similar bill—both of which clash with a separate proposal introduced earlier this year by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The White House on Monday expressed support for a new bipartisan agreement to address so-called "surprise" medical bills, but the proposal's future is uncertain, as it faces opposition from the provider industry and has yet to receive an endorsement from congressional leadership.
Over six million middle and high school students reported recently using tobacco in 2019, according to new data from CDC's annual National Youth Tobacco Survey, marking the highest prevalence of youth tobacco use since 2000, Axios' "Vitals" reports.
In an exclusive published late last month, Politico reports that a "deep" rift has emerged between HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS administrator Seema Verma in recent months that sources say has delayed some of the Trump administration's health care initiatives, including an Affordable Care Act replacement plan.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Friday released a hematology report and a letter from her physician describing her as "a very healthy 70-year-old," making her the first candidate over age 69 to disclose her health status.
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