Spring is upon us and flu season is winding down, but it’s not over yet. In data from its weekly report for March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that a majority of states are still seeing high flu activity during what has been a robust flu infection season.
Cancer specialists are urging physicians and patients to consider testing for gene mutations tied to prostate cancer, though questions linger about its cost-effectiveness.
Some healthcare advocacy groups have plunged into the debate on gun control following the death of 17 people last month in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., while others are still effectively staying on the sidelines.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play a key role in population health in the areas of disease risk and prevention by helping reduce hospitalizations and even offering patients an avenue for self-managed care.
The rate of opioid-related emergency department visits has risen over the last year, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicating the opioid crisis' impact continues to grow.
Going months without significant aid or support, hospitals in Puerto Rico have had to mostly go it alone in terms of their recovery efforts. But the way forward seems to provide a ray of hope that could lead to a revamping of the health system.
Our in-depth special report explores the role of AI in healthcare and its slow growth in the industry, including how artificial intelligence can improve medical diagnosis, deliver a competitive edge with data, impact healthcare supply chains and play a role in addressing population health.
U.S. health officials say the flu season apparently peaked in early February and has been falling since then.
In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting, gun violence researchers are hoping for a resumption of federal funding for studies to answer fundamental questions to help policymakers craft effective strategies for reducing accidental injuries and deaths, suicides, and homicides by firearms.
HHS has made $260 million in new funding available for Title X family planning program recipients, more than three months after applications were supposed to be accepted. Current grants are set to expire at the end of March.
Mandatory continuing education for providers on prescribing and managing opioids and expanding telehealth for treating opioid addicts are among the bills House policymakers will consider this week.
Healthcare leaders worry Supreme Court case on union fees could hurt workplace harmony and quality of care
While some leaders of public health systems might welcome an anti-union decision by the Supreme Court weakening unions financially, others fear that would hurt public health efforts.