U.S. News & World Report this week released its annual Best Medical Schools rankings, which include separate lists recognizing leading schools for research, primary care, and each of eight specialties.
The anti-parasitic drug ivermectin, which has increased in popularity as an alternative Covid-19 treatment, was found to be ineffective against Covid-19, according to a study of more than 1,300 people at risk of severe Covid-19 published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
People who do not drink alcohol and those who drink an average of seven drinks per week have similar levels of heart disease, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open—but the risk increases rapidly as alcohol consumption rises, Gina Kolata reports for the New York Times.
Hospitalizations have now hit their lowest point since the beginning of the pandemic, and many Americans are forgoing pandemic precautions. However, experts warn that "we're not done with this yet," particularly as America faces a potential new surge.
Writing for the New York Times, Seema Jilani explains why so many physicians struggle with mental health issues—and what needs to be done to reduce the stigma preventing them from getting the care they need
Twenty-one Republican states filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over the federal mask mandate on public transportation, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and New York.
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