The state will enforce the ban, which will affect all flavors of e-cigarettes except for menthol, starting Oct. 7, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kansas, Maryland, and New York.
Advances in cancer treatment are leading to enormous increases in the number of cancer survivors. Here are four ways providers are helping these patients navigate the physical and emotional burdens of survival, Laura Landro—herself a longtime cancer survivor—reports for the Wall Street Journal.
The medical images and health data of more than five million patients are stored on insecure computer systems that are accessible to "anyone with basic computer expertise," Jack Gillum and his colleagues write for ProPublica.
The U.S. health care system is unique, but what makes it truly distinct from other health care systems around the globe is the amount patients—including those who are insured—pay out of pocket for care, Noam Levey reports for the Los Angeles Times.
In 2017, death rates for the five states with the highest rates of mortality were 49% higher than the five states with the lowest rates, according to a new CDC report. The discrepancy proves just how much impact location-based and race-based inequities yield at a population level.