The dog days of summer have arrived—running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't forget that sunscreen, or better yet, head-to-toe...
If you're worried your kitchen towel could make you ill, just grab a new one. Because using them for too long and keeping them damp can breed dangerous bacteria.
The danger of #AvocadoHand is spreading on social media, where users post photos and stories of accidentally stabbing themselves in the hand while trying to cut an avocado.
As the number of ambulatory surgery centers continues to grow around the nation, HHS wants to create a new patient safety database to track quality of care at the facilities.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville requires addicted patients admitted for medical treatment of drug-use associated infections to submit to tough new conduct rules.
Flint water crisis prosecutors added additional charges against Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon and scaled back charges against the state chief medical officer, Dr. Eden Wells.
Cleveland-based MetroHealth released results Friday of a new initiative to promote opioid prevention that resulted in 3 million fewer opioid pills prescribed in the past 18 months.
The hospital industry welcomed CMS' decision to delay the July release of star ratings, and it's unclear if the Hospital Compare program can be fixed.
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension, finding no systemic problems with the program despite several patient deaths this year.
In a letter to the CMS, the Leapfrog Group opposed a proposal to remove safety measures from two CMS quality reporting programs, arguing the move is a blow to transparency.
Users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses from MRSA, according to a new government report.
The rate of hospital-acquired conditions dropped 8% from 2014 to 2016, saving the industry $2.9 billion and preventing approximately 8,000 deaths, according to new data.