Healthgrades on Tuesday released its 2023 analysis of the top hospitals in the United States, which evaluated the performance of almost 4,500 hospitals and assessed clinical outcomes for 33 procedures and conditions across 17 specialty areas.
A study published Monday in JAMA Neurology found that almost a third of Americans aged 65 and older had either dementia or mild cognitive impairment in 2016—but prevalence of the conditions varied by age, education, and race and ethnicity.
Updated Covid-19 booster shots targeting the omicron variant offered similar protection to the original versions of the vaccines, according to two new preprint studies—suggesting there may not be a significant benefit to one vaccine over another.
While conventional treatments for breast cancer typically involve deploying "all the tools modern medicine has to offer," including surgery, a new study published Tuesday in The Lancet Oncology suggests that chemotherapy alone might be sufficient for some patients, Roni Caryn Rabin writes for the New York Times.
A CDC report released Monday found that children under the age of five made up over 30% of pediatric flu hospitalizations for the week ending Oct. 14, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Florida, Maryland, and Texas.
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