Children and adolescents who test positive for Covid-19 are far more likely to report lingering symptoms three months after infection than those who test negative, according to a new study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Here's how many Covid-positive young people continue to experience lingering symptoms—and the symptoms most commonly reported.
Many U.S. states and other countries are starting to relax Covid-19 restrictions, like mask mandates, in response to dropping case rates. But public health authorities warn that these actions may be premature.
A study published recently in JAMA Surgery suggests that female surgeons may achieve better outcomes than male surgeons—and choosing a female surgeon could be even more beneficial for female patients, Nicholas Bakalar reports for the New York Times.
After doctors dismissed 24-year-old Hannah Catton's symptoms for almost three years, she collapsed from pain and went to the ED, where doctors soon discovered a cancerous tumor the size of a volleyball in one of her ovaries, Jonathan Edwards writes for the Washington Post.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced that the state would no longer enforce its mask-or-vaccine mandate for businesses, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Illinois, and New York.
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