The 3 biggest clashes over mandatory face masks

Public health experts say wearing face masks or coverings is critical to America gaining control of its worsening coronavirus epidemic, but mask-wearing mandates have been met with resistance from some Americans and officials—and led to ongoing clashes in these three battlegrounds.

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White House reportedly seeks to block new funding for coronavirus testing

Congressional leaders this week are planning to work on a new coronavirus relief package as some state and local officials say they don't have the resources needed to keep up with America's surging epidemic—but Trump administration officials have reportedly pressed lawmakers not to include new funding for coronavirus testing and contact tracing in the bill.

4 ways to fix your email inbox—borrowed from ED crisis management

In a crisis such as America's coronavirus epidemic, email communication can become overwhelming—creating the risk that key information gets lost, delayed, or misdirected. Writing for the Harvard Business Review, four emergency medicine providers from Columbia University outline how you can use crisis resource management to tame your inbox.

Around the nation: Justice Ginsburg says she's undergoing treatment for a cancer recurrence

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, says she's seeing "positive results" from chemotherapy and is "fully able" to continue fulfilling her obligations on the high court, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, California, Kansas, and Texas.

Yes, medical tourists are still seeking care. Here's how to attract (and retain) them.

Covid-19 has severely affected medical tourism, creating significant travel restrictions and spurring marked changes in how consumers feel about in-person health care services. To help navigate this changing market, Advisory Board's Helen Liu and Shay Pratt outline strategies to engage and retain international and domestic medical tourists during this time.

Weekly review: The risk of dying from Covid-19—by age, sex, weight, and ethnicity

What dozens of Covid-19 patient autopsies have revealed about the disease, experts question whether "moderate" drinking is safe, and more.