The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Monday finalized new recommendations that nearly double the number of Americans eligible for no-cost lung cancer screenings and increase screening eligibility among female and Black patients.
Obesity is correlated with a substantial increase in the risk of hospitalization, the need for a ventilator, and fatality risk among Covid-19 patients, according to a study of nearly 150,000 adults in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Here's what the study reveals about risks for overweight and obese individuals.
Illegal online sales of purported coronavirus vaccines have surged over the past few months. While most of these vaccines are fake, some appear to be real, according to a recent study by cybersecurity firm Kapersky.
FDA on Friday announced steps it's taking to reduce the presence of arsenic, lead, and other toxins in foods for babies and toddlers, after a House subcommittee report found major baby food companies sold products that internal testing showed had toxin levels higher than what most health experts deem safe, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, and Tennessee.
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