Amazon on Wednesday announced it will shut down Amazon Care—its primary care service sold to employer health plans—by the end of the year. Advisory Board's John League and Ty Aderhold detail what this move suggests about Amazon's health care ambitions.
In the United States, life expectancy fell roughly two years from 2019 to 2020—reaching its lowest average in almost 20 years, according to a new report from CDC. See which states had the highest and lowest life expectancies on our interactive map.
Since the start of the monkeypox outbreak, many people have reported distinctive side effects of the Jynneos vaccine. But experts have said that this "super common" reaction is not "weird" or "permanent," Patrick Ryan reports for USA Today.
The World Health Organization reports a 20% increase in monkeypox cases for the second week in a row, a CDC investigation finds traces of PCR-detected virus on frequently used household surfaces, and more in this week's roundup of monkeypox news.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force issued guidance for statin use that reaffirmed a 2016 recommendation, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Louisiana, and Virginia.
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