Rahul Desikan was one of the foremost researchers on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) when he was struck with the disease—and now, unable to speak, walk, and hardly able to move, Desikan is working harder than ever to save others from the disease, Laurie McGinley reports for the Washington Post.
At least 33 children and three adults were sent to the hospital after falling ill at a summer camp in Lake Placid, Florida, in what Highlands County Fire Rescue and EMS referred to as a "mass casualty incident," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Connecticut, and Florida.
Men make up just 12% of the nursing workforce in the United States, yet they earn about $6,000 more on average than their female counterparts, according to the Nursing Salary Research Report released by Nurse.com.
For years, health care wonks have called for increased price transparency. Entire think tanks are dedicated to the issue. So far, the health care industry has made little progress—but there are signs the tide might finally be turning. Let's take a closer look.