There are "few single measures in health care that seem to carry as much weight as body mass index" (BMI), which plays a role everywhere from the gym to the doctor's office. But is it an effective health measure? Writing for the New York Times, Alice Callahan talks with several doctors and other health experts to clarify when BMI is—and isn't—a useful measure.
Although CDC now says fully vaccinated people can forgo masks in most situations, some fully vaccinated people are opting to keep their masks on—and some say they'll do so for years to come. Here's how they're thinking about the risks and benefits of masking in their own words.
JPMorgan Chase—which previously tried to shake up health care via Haven, its now-defunct joint venture with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway—on Thursday announced it's trying again, launching a new business unit called Morgan Health. Here's what you need to know.
The White House announces the United States will ship an additional 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines worldwide, a CDC study finds Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna's Covid-19 vaccines are 94% effective in health care workers, and more.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Wednesday signed into law a bill that will ban all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can occur as early as six weeks into pregnancy, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, New York, and Texas.