An estimated one in five people in the United States had a sexually transmitted infection at some point in 2018, with almost half of new infections in those under age 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Nov 17, 2020
The recently launched AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) provides essential resources through a peer-to-peer community of health care professionals dedicated to helping hospitals and health systems recover, rebuild and reimagine health care while responding to the pandemic.
Oct 12, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation Oct. 10 announced the LymeX Innovation Accelerator, a $25 million, public-private partnership to expedite progress and strategically advance solutions to Lyme and other tickborne diseases.
Jan 21, 2020
Payers like Humana and Oscar Health, along with Aetna, represented by its parent company CVS Health, provided updates on how their evolving strategies are reducing health care costs and driving health behaviors. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said the flurry of payer mergers and acquisitions in the…
Dec 6, 2019
A total of 2,291 patients have been hospitalized for vaping-associated lung injuries in the states, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and 48 people have died from the condition.
Dec 3, 2019
Achieving the U.S. goal of reducing new HIV infections by 90% over 10 years will require accelerated efforts to diagnose, treat and prevent HIV, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dec 2, 2019
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published today in JAMA Pediatrics reveals that nearly one in five adolescents aged 12-18 years, and one in four young adults aged 19-34 years, are living with prediabetes, a health condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal,…
Nov 19, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released updated guidance to help health care providers diagnose and treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury.
Nov 15, 2019
The CDC yesterday updated the number of people with confirmed or probable lung injuries associated with electronic cigarette use or vaping products to 2,172 in 49 states.