Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday announced a coronavirus relief program that will dole out up to $580 million in aid to health care providers, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Massachusetts, New York, and South Dakota.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday wrapped up three days of hearings on U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court, and two health care issues emerged as sticking points for lawmakers.
America is once again seeing a surge in coronavirus cases—leading some public health experts, including National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, to urge Americans to rethink their upcoming holiday plans.
Writing for The Atlantic, Olga Khazan breaks down how an incorrect claim that wearing a mask can cause illness has managed to thrive online amid the novel coronavirus epidemic—despite being debunked by medical and public health experts.
Since June, CDC has warned of a link between obesity and severe or fatal cases of Covid-19. But now, CDC in updated guidance is warning that all adults with excess weight—including those classified as overweight but not obese—are at an increased risk of Covid-19 complications.