Kaiser Permanente said it will donate up to $1.65 million for relief and recovery efforts for victims of the California wildfires, up to $1 million of which will go to the American Red Cross and other community- and faith-based organizations, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Iowa, and New York.
Chickenpox parties for unvaccinated children are making a comeback, leading providers to reiterate the risks of exposing children to the full-strength chickenpox virus, Meghan Holohan reports for Today.
Color Genomics, a genetic test company, earlier this year said it will sell genetic tests to determine which antidepressants are most effective for specific patients—but experts aren't sold on the science behind it, Rebecca Robbins writes for STAT News.
Nonprofit hospitals will continue to see expenses outpace revenue in 2019, thanks to a number of factors including weak inpatient admissions and increases in bad debt, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service.
A regular sleep schedule is associated with lower weight, lower blood sugar levels, and a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes—findings that affirm that sleep regularity has a greater influence on health than sleep duration and timing, according to an ongoing study in Scientific Reports.