The United States Preventive Services Task Force for the first time is recommending that women ages 30 to 65 can pick between either a Pap test or a human papillomavirus (HPV) test to screen for cervical cancer, rather than receiving both tests
Diet, exercise, and smoking status are three of seven heart-healthy factors that may lower a person's risk of developing dementia—but few people score well on those metrics, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA.
Six months ago, Maddy Wilford came to Broward Health North with multiple gun wounds following a deadly mass shooting at her Florida high school—and this summer, she returned to volunteer as an intern at the same hospital, Jess Bidgood reports for the New York Times.
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center spent 18 months investigating its pricing for knee replacement. Here's what they found—and how their experience offers "a sobering tale of the difficulty" of setting hospital prices, according to Advisory Board's Doug Thompson.