A new poll assessed how Americans feel about compensation for nurses, health care aids, physicians, and more. Here's who Americans think are underpaid, overpaid, or paid just right. Considering these results, Advisory Board expert Katherine Virkstis discusses how we can best support the nursing workforce.
Although "hallmark signs" of Covid-19 include loss of taste and smell, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue, early data suggests that those infected with the highly contagious delta variant may have different symptoms.
As schools reopen across the United States, more than 10,000 students and staff in 14 states have already been forced to quarantine due to coronavirus exposure—and some public health experts are raising the possibility of new school closures.
While the American Psychiatric Association doesn't recognize addictions to caffeine, artificial sweeteners, or diet soda, one researcher argues that "[i]f Diet Coke … was a new pharmaceutical product and we were testing it for whether people are getting addicted to it, we would be very concerned."
The Biden administration is expected to recommend Covid-19 booster shots to most Americans beginning in the fall, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Texas.