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What is palliative care? How is it different from hospice?

Yael Schenker, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences When most people hear the term palliative care, they look worried or...

How to make comparing prices of an MRI or colonoscopy as...

Morgan Henderson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Morgane Mouslim, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Health researchers have long...

A hospital that prescribes free nutritious food to families who need...

Diana Cuy Castellanos, University of Dayton Being food-insecure – unable to get enough nutritious food to meet your needs – can take a toll on...

The pitfalls of hospitals seeking donations from their rich patients

Sara Konrath, IUPUI and Reshma Jagsi, University of Michigan The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Most Americans find a...

Steroids cut COVID-19 death rates, but not for everyone – here’s...

Bryan McVerry, University of Pittsburgh New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the...

Is telehealth as good as in-person care? A telehealth researcher explains...

Jennifer A. Mallow, West Virginia University COVID-19 has led to a boom in telehealth, with some health care facilities seeing an increase in its use...

Drug shortages pose a public health crisis in the US

Sharona Hoffman, Case Western Reserve University On June 12, the American Medical Association announced that drug shortages pose an urgent public health crisis. This crisis...

Defending hospitals against life-threatening cyberattacks

Mohammad S. Jalali, MIT Sloan School of Management Like any large company, a modern hospital has hundreds – even thousands – of workers using countless...

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For dogs with arthritis, daily activities don’t have to be painful

Michael Jaffe, Mississippi State University and Tracy Jaffe, Mississippi State University Otis was our bighearted bloodhound, whom we loved...