Covid-19Study Shows COVID-19 Body Count 20 Times Higher Than Seasonal Flu Deaths
Confusion about lethality comparisons may be owing to "a knowledge gap" in how the CDC reports on seasonal influenza and...
Covid-19Racial Status and The Pandemic: A Combustible Mixture
Officials are finding it's still difficult to talk about race and COVID-19. Fear of stigmatization remains high.
Covid-19Study Puts U.S. COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate at 1.3%
As alarming as the numbers appear, the researchers said, their estimates "may be slightly conservative."
Clinical CareWhat Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.
Advanced age is associated with significantly worse outcomes for older patients, and even those who survive are unlikely to return...
Clinical Care'When It Starts Getting Into Your Local Hospital, It Becomes Real'
A look inside a rural Louisiana hospital on the front lines of a pandemic.
Clinical CarePatients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families
When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common...
Clinical CareICU Outcomes Lag at Hospitals Serving Minorities
African-Americans treated at non-minority hospitals experienced a 3% decline in mortality each year, compared to no decline in mortality when...
Clinical CareShould We Be Doing More Autopsies?
'Much more can be learned from the dead'
Clinical CareDespite Reforms, Problems Remain When Selecting Heart Transplant Candidates
Study finds large discrepancies in the severity of illness among patients when they receive heart transplants.
Clinical CareMedicare Fraud Carries Heavy Price Tag for Scammed Patients
Medicare patients treated by clinicians who are later banned for fraud and abuse are 14% to 17% more likely to...
Clinical CareHigh-risk Patients Have Lower Mortality Rates at Major Teaching Hospitals
The 30-day mortality rate for these high-risk patients was 15.9% at major teaching hospitals, compared with 18.2% at non-teaching hospitals.
Clinical CareHeart Valve Infection Risk on the Rise in Hospitals
Rutgers study calls for improved prevention strategies for potentially lethal infections.