President Trump in a video from the White House released Wednesday said his Covid-19 diagnosis may be a "blessing in disguise," in part because he says his illness shed light on Regeneron's experimental antiviral treatment, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Maryland.
The novel coronavirus continues to spread in the United States, with cases exceeding 7.5 million on Wednesday. Of the many states seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, nine have set seven-day records for infections, once again raising concerns about the health care system's capacity to treat infected patients.
After a generally healthy 54-year-old man collapsed and died from a heart attack, doctors discovered an unlikely culprit—black licorice—led to his death, according to a case study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tens of thousands of Americans participating in clinical trials are already receiving what could be a vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Here's what participants have revealed about their experience—with some saying it's "a lot less dramatic than people might think," and others warning the public to expect potential side effects.
Walmart on Tuesday announced it will offer Medicare health plans in all 50 states next year through a new brokerage, Walmart Insurance Services. Here's what you need to know—and what Walmart's early moves reveal about its long-term strategy, according to Advisory Board's Natalie Trebes.
The Covid-19 epidemic dominated last night's vice-presidential debate—and plenty of other health care issues made an appearance, too. Here's what you need to know, according to Advisory Board's Christopher Kerns and Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli.