Docs fight back after losing hospital privileges, patients, and income
August 10, 2021
Physicians in St. Louis lost their hospital privileges when the hospital entered into an exclusive contract with other physicians. They’re losing patients and money.
Will the Delta variant peak and then burn out?
August 5, 2021
Some experts are heartened by the recent decrease in COVID-19 cases in the U.K. and India, both hard-hit with the Delta variant.
Delta variant could drive herd immunity threshold over 80%
August 4, 2021
In addition to driving up case numbers, the Delta variant could also push the threshold to achieve herd immunity higher.
Mental illness admissions: 18-44 is the age of prevalence
August 2, 2021
Schizophrenia, depression, bipolar, and alcohol use disorders among the top five primary diagnoses for stays in younger adults.
Bronchitis the leader at putting children in the hospital
August 2, 2021
Respiratory conditions make up three of the top five causes of nonmaternal, nonneonatal inpatient stays.
As common respiratory viruses resurface, children are at serious risk
July 29, 2021
Younger children may be especially vulnerable to the reemergence of common respiratory viruses such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus as COVID-19 restrictions wane, experts say.
Long COVID seen in patients with severe and mild disease
July 20, 2021
A Swiss study shows how even mild COVID cases can lead to debilitating symptoms, according to Dr. Christopher Terndrup.
Early heparin treatment linked to lower COVID-19 mortality
July 15, 2021
Rates of death were significantly lower by almost half in patients who received early heparin than in those who did not.
Record number of U.S. drug overdoses in 2020
July 14, 2021
The spikes are largely attributed to the rise in the use of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.
State-of-the-art psych unit designed with recovery in mind
July 13, 2021
The new unit is designed both architecturally and clinically to deliver 'trauma-informed' care.