Carbon dioxide emissions generated by the healthcare system could play a role in approximately 20,000 premature deaths each year that are linked to air pollution.
This year may be the last chance to save them.
Villagers are not standing still. They are working hard to recover. But their resilience is withering.
Doctors have turned to second-choice pain drugs and increased their use of local anesthetics such as lidocaine. But even those local anesthetics are now in short supply.
The probe is looking at anyone outside the company or university who might have been complicit.
A little-known court document sheds light on the family feud over the multibillion-dollar painkiller’s association with the opioid crisis.
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s plan to replace United Medical Center, Southeast Washington’s troubled public hospital, calls for a new facility less than half its size, according to proposals to be released Tuesday.
Most Virginia nurse practitioners could gain the autonomy to practice without a physician's oversight if Gov. Ralph Northam signs a bill the General Assembly passed with near-unanimous support.
Studies show that aggressive hospital action can limit the spread of outbreaks.
Many plans already offer some health benefits not covered by traditional Medicare. But the new rules will expand that significantly.