The 34 best hospitals and health systems for diversity, according to Forbes

Forbes recently released its third annual list of the "Best Employers for Diversity," and 30 hospitals and health systems made the list.

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Experts warn it might not be possible to contain new coronavirus, as US cases grow

Health officials have confirmed three more cases of the new coronavirus in the United States, as research suggests stopping the virus' spread might be harder than originally thought.

US Surgeon General 'shocked' that more physicians don't help patients quit smoking

Cigarette smoking in 2018 hit its lowest rate ever in the United States, but physicians and public health officials need to do more to promote FDA-approved smoking-cessation methods to patients who smoke, according to the Surgeon General's 34th Smoking Cessation report.

Weekly review: Where Americans exercise most (and least), mapped

The seven health care jobs named "Best Jobs in America for 2020," the five questions about the flu many Americans get wrong, and more.

How the 'fattest city in America' cut its obesity rate by 15 percentage points

Over 10 years ago, CDC named the city of Huntington, West Virginia, the most obese city in America, with about 45% of the area's adults considered to be obese. But through various efforts, Huntington now has cut its obesity rate by nearly 15 percentage points, LJ Dawson reports for Politico.

23andMe will fire 14% of its staff. (And it's not the only DNA testing company making big changes.)

23andMe on Thursday announced the company is laying off 14% of its staff amid an industry-wide decline in sales of consumer DNA tests that has driven other genetic testing companies toward different endeavors.

Around the nation: Insys executive sentenced to 5.5 years in prison

Prosecutors said that Insys paid doctors to sell Subsys, an under-the-tongue fentanyl spray that is supposed to be used to treat patients with cancer, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Iowa, and North Carolina.