Students from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy will teach public school students about the dangers of prescription drug misuse, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
Hospital stocks climbed sharply Friday after House Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew the American Health Care Act, but uncertainty still reigned as stakeholders tried to understand what the GOP bill's failure meant for the future of the Affordable Care Act.
A new analysis of an ongoing outbreak of mumps in Arkansas provides a striking reminder that low vaccination rates can endanger an entire community—and underscore the importance of herd immunity, Maimuna Majumder writes for NPR's "Shots."
President Trump says allowing the Affordable Care Act to fail would be "the best thing" Republicans could do "politically," but some analyses counter Trump's claims that the ACA would collapse on its own.
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins finds that physician appointment wait times have increased 30 percent since 2014, an increase that Merritt Hawkins President Mark Smith said was "a significant indicator that the nation is experiencing a shortage of physicians."