Nearly 10% of internal medicine physicians have a net worth over $5 million, while nearly a fifth of family medicine physicians have less than $500,000, according to Medscape's 2021 "Physician Wealth & Debt Report."
Even as America hits a turning point in the pandemic, many Americans are struggling to reconcile a year's worth of "grief, anxiety, isolation, and rolling trauma" with getting "back to normal." It’s an ongoing challenge that could affect Americans for years to come, according to mental health providers.
As the Covid-19 epidemic spread in 2020, households that recently had a birthday were more likely to test positive for the coronavirus, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine—findings that suggest informal gatherings played a significant role in spreading the virus.
As a new analysis reveals that nearly all recent U.S. Covid-19 deaths have occurred in unvaccinated individuals, the Biden administration is gearing up for a new push to vaccinate the so-called "movable middle"—and some public health experts say FDA could advance that goal by fully approving Covid-19 vaccines.
The Biden administration announces how it plans to allocate 55 million vaccine doses worldwide, Gilead releases new evidence on remdesivir's effectiveness in preventing deaths from Covid-19, and more in this week's roundup of Covid-19 news.
Johnson & Johnson in a statement said the settlement was "not an admission of liability or wrongdoing by the company," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Missouri, and New York.