Rob Gore, an emergency physician at Kings County Hospital Center, was named one of CNN's top 10 "Heroes of 2018," which honors people who helped change the world, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, Missouri, and New York.
There is "some evidence" cellphones cause cancer in rats, according to a National Toxicology Program (NTP) study that began in the 1990s—but the researchers cautioned that that results cannot be extrapolated to humans' cellphone use.
Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, in a report say payment incentives, outdated patent regulations, and other factors have allowed drugmakers to increase the price of insulin by nearly 300% from 2002 to 2013.
In Tuesday's midterm elections, Republicans expanded their Senate majority but lost control of the House—likely meaning that the GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act is "dead in its tracks," and giving Democrats new leverage to scrutinize President Trump's health policy choices.
Massachusetts voters rejected a controversial measure that would have allowed the state to set patient limits for nurses and voters, but three states voted to expand Medicaid. Explore these and other key initiatives on our interactive map.
In 1999, the National Academy of Medicine, then-called the Institute of Medicine, released a landmark report 'To Err is Human' that concluded nurse work environments needed to improve to reduce patient harm, yet nurses at many hospitals say patient safety remains a concern, according to a study published this month in Health Affairs.
Positivity is infectious, but so is stress—especially in the workplace, Rebecca Knight writes for Harvard Business Review. Here are six expert-backed ways to spread positivity in the office and protect yourself from "secondhand stress."