Health

Physicians generate $2.4 million for their hospitals

The cost of hiring and training new physicians is a major drain on hospitals, especially those with high turnover.

5 things to know about rising pediatric flu death toll

Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.

Researchers develop blood test to determine patients’ severity of pain

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis have developed a blood test that can determine a patient’s pain severity..

Millennials and Generation Z have a problem with traditional health care system

Younger people in the U.S. are less likely than their parents and grandparents to find value in the traditional health care system.

Walgreens stores sold tobacco products to minors, FDA says

The FDA is putting Walgreens “on notice” for allegedly selling tobacco products to minors at 1,397 of its stores.