Just how risky is it to dine out? CDC data sheds new light.

A new CDC report compares patients diagnosed with Covid-19 with a control group to help identify the risks posed by everyday activities, such as dining out, going to bars or coffee shops, and more. Here's what the data revealed.

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Marc Harrison: How Covid-19 has transformed Intermountain—permanently

In a new interview with Radio Advisory's Rachel (Rae) Woods, Intermountain President and CEO Marc Harrison dives into the future of telehealth, how Intermountain's pivot to value-based care has made its fee-for-service care more effective—and why some health systems "are making a huge mistake" in their post-Covid-19 strategy.

Covid-19 roundup: Scientists publish first results on Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

FDA issues an emergency use authorization for a test developed by Roche that can identify both the novel coronavirus and influenza, Pfizer and BioNTech say their coronavirus vaccine candidate will be ready for approval by early November, and more.

Weekend reads: Can you catch the coronavirus from your pet? Probably not, experts say.

Why Americans go to the gym, how muscular mice may help astronauts, and more.

Has the epidemic made you … awkward? Here's how to fix it.

By depriving us of the casual and spontaneous social interactions we need to keep our social skills sharp, America's coronavirus epidemic may be making us all a bit more socially awkward—but there are simple steps we can take to maintain our social agility, Kate Murphy writes for the New York Times.

Weekly line: Medicare's trust fund could run dry in just 4 years. What would that really mean?

The Congressional Budget Office in a new report predicted Medicare's trust fund will become insolvent by 2024. But just how catastrophic would the trust fund's insolvency be? Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli details what you need to know.

Around the nation: Nearly 800 US children have developed rare, coronavirus-linked inflammatory syndrome

CDC last week said, as of Sep. 3, officials in 42 states, New York City, and Washington, D.C., had reported a total of 792 confirmed cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome and 16 deaths linked to the condition among children, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the Connecticut, Georgia, and Maryland.