From 2019 to 2020, there was a 1.5-year decline in life expectancy at birth in the United States.
Both allergic and nonallergic consumers find allergen information difficult to interpret and often misunderstand precautionary allergen labels (PALs).
Black adult patients experience significantly worse patient safety relative to White patients at the same hospital for six of 11 patient safety indicators.
Pediatric clinicians spend significantly less total and after-hours time actively using electronic health record (EHR) systems compared with general medicine and family medicine clinicians.
Noncitizen children face higher health harms compared with their siblings who have US citizen status.
Among other considerations, health care providers must avoid giving individual medical advice.
A survey-based study found that, after factoring in bonuses with salary, the difference is more than $30,000 per year.
Study researchers sought to assess the link between Kawasaki disease and patient cognitive profiles or caregiver parenting stress.
When schools open their doors this fall, teachers and students who are vaccinated can enter without masks.
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients cared for in hospitals with the greatest surges in caseload have twofold greater mortality risk than patients in hospitals not experiencing surges.
There is “exponential growth” of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain, health officials there reported Thursday.
Demand for blood is up 10% in the United States, and some US hospitals are postponing surgeries due to shortages.
Among privately insured families with in-network deliveries in 2019, almost one in five potentially received surprise bills for maternal and/or newborn care.
Face mask and social-distancing laws will be lifted in Britain later this month and British citizens will have to “learn to live with the virus,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday.
Transgender adolescents (TGAs) have increased odds of psychological, physical, and sexual abuse compared with heterosexual cisgender adolescents (CGAs).
In a rare show of bipartisanship on health care, the Biden Administration is advancing Trump-era consumer protections aimed at curbing sometimes devastating surprise medical bills.
Exercising with a mask does not seem to limit actual exercise capacity.
Physicians’ working hours and full-time status declined significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For general surgery residents, higher grit scores are associated with lower likelihood of burnout, thoughts of attrition, and suicidal thoughts.
Only 20 states reached President Joe Biden’s goal to get at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of 70% of American adults by the Fourth of July.