President Trump has signed into law a bipartisan bill that allows the Federal Communications Commission to create a three-digit number for mental health emergencies, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New Jersey.
Although Covid-19 can be a mild and quick disease for some, many patients experience symptoms for months after their diagnosis. And although children tend to be less affected by the disease than adults, they're not immune to becoming Covid-19 "long-haulers," David Tuller reports for the New York Times.
The United States on Friday reported more than 85,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus, breaking the country's previous single-day record—and adding pressure to hospitals experiencing a sharp increase of Covid-19 patients requiring hospitalization. See where your state stands on our interactive maps.
Americans with some form of dementia represent nearly 2.5% of the U.S. population old enough to vote—and amid one of the most contentious presidential elections in modern history, experts say many still have the capacity to vote if they choose to do so.
Writing for Vox, Sigal Samuel provides insights on how to best protect yourself against feeling down during the upcoming winter months—including three research-backed tips on how to keep your spirits up.
AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have separately announced that they are restarting U.S. clinical trials on their respective coronavirus vaccine candidates, after both companies had paused the trials due to potential safety issues.