Findings from a new study published Wednesday in JAMA Network Open suggest that certain physical activities can decrease the risk of early death, as well as death from cardiovascular disease and cancer. See which activities are associated with greater reductions in mortality risk on our interactive chart.
For the first time, cancer is now the top condition driving health care costs for large employers, according to a new survey from the Business Group on Health. However, the Inflation Reduction Act will allow Medicare to negotiate certain prescription drug prices, potentially impacting the cost of cancer care in the future. Advisory Board's Amanda Okaka, Lindsey Paul, and Chloe Bakst detail how Medicare negotiation could impact various oncology stakeholders.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a plan that will cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt for certain borrowers—a move that will help many medical residents and current medical students who have accumulated education debt.
First lady Jill Biden is experiencing "no reemergence of symptoms" after testing positive for a rebound case of Covid-19, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia and Georgia.