More U.S. kids dying from injuries
Murder, suicide, car crashes, and addiction have all contributed to a spike in deaths among U.S. children and teens in recent years, a government study suggests.
U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast
The U.S. government’s healthcare program for the elderly will exhaust its reserves for hospital insurance in 2026, three years earlier than last year’s forecast, the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees said in a report on Tuesday.
Price Check On Drug Ads: Would Revealing Costs Help Patients Control Spending?
Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump wants to control spending on drugs. One of his big ideas: include prices in advertisements, just like warnings about side effects.
Schumer to McConnell: Let’s spend August on health care
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s move to scrap most of the chamber’s August recess promises to rob politically imperiled Democratic incumbents of campaigning time, but Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is embracing the change with a pitch for how to spend it: health care.
New York Expands Electronic Patient Care Alerts Service Statewide
New York eHealth
he New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) today announced the expansion of patient care alerts across the state’s eight regional health information exchanges through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY).
Job Strain Plus Heart Disease, Diabetes a Lethal Mix for Men
If you’re a man and you suffer from heart disease or diabetes, stress at work may shorten your life, a new study finds.