The Covid-19 pandemic has led to shortages of PPE, ventilators, blood, and health care professionals—and now, amid a delta-driven surge in hospitalizations, several Southern states are struggling to meet demand for oxygen.
Consuming any alcohol can exacerbate the risk of atrial fibrillation, a common type of cardiac arrhythmia, among people with a history of the condition, according to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine—and the findings may have implications for those with no history of the disorder.
A recent preprint study indicates that none of the vaccination incentive programs—from the small, guaranteed rewards to the lotteries for $1 million or more—led to an increase in Covid-19 vaccination rates. According to Advisory Board's Rachel Woods, Pam Divack, and Andrew Mohama, it’s time to abandon the current approach and start asking five key questions for an updated strategy.
Two senior FDA officials are resigning from the agency, according to an FDA spokesperson—a decision that, several sources say, stems in part due to frustration with the Biden administration's announcement on Covid-19 booster shots.
The Biden administration on Monday opened a new federal office for climate change and health equity, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, New Jersey, and New York.