Outcomes

Cases of the novel coronavirus continue to soar in the United States, and millions of Americans are making a conscious effort to protect themselves by wearing masks and by adhering to social...
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, scientists are learning more about the novel coronavirus. Questions – and their answers — circulating among the public have changed since the start of the...
Hundreds of millions of people have died prematurely before vaccinations were developed and began to be routinely administered. Fear of paralysis or death from polio and smallpox was a reality for...
Despite claims that COVID-19 was quickly becoming the leading cause of death in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that at this time this claim is far from being true....
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to increase in the United States, health organizations and government officials are continuing to recommend that the most at-risk populations take...
Just over 16,200 people were murdered in the United States for all of 2018, the latest year for which data is entirely reliable. Sometime around 6 PM today, COVID-19 deaths in America passed that...
The first case of the novel coronavirus in the United States was confirmed on Jan. 21, 2020 — a healthy 35-year-old nonsmoker who had just returned to Washington state from Wuhan, China. Since...
The highly encouraged and in some places strictly enforced social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic may come as a relief to people with spring allergies. Early March is usually a time when more...
Cancer patients are living longer today due to early detection and better treatment options. The number of cancer diagnoses, however, is increasing and is expected to rise to nearly 23.6 million by...
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has revealed the vulnerability of the supply chain of drugs that originate in China, which is the main supply source of raw ingredients for penicillin,...
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has revealed the vulnerability of the supply chain of drugs that originate in China, which is the main supply source of raw ingredients for penicillin,...
The 2019–2020 flu season has already seen 22 million cases reported. The estimated impact on employers related to work absences is over $13 billion, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Americans spend billions of dollars on skin-care products each year in the hopes these products will help keep their skin looking young and healthy. The skin-care market has been growing steadily for...
The fear that comes with a cancer diagnosis has roots in the disease’s killer nature. Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, killing more than 9 million people in 2018, according to...
The United States is one of the richest and most developed countries in the world, and its spending on health care is by far the largest in the world. But, as it turns out, money doesn’t always buy...