Topic: Public Health Agencies
Intermountain Healthcare is spearheading a new alliance with a focus on the social determinants of health.
The study examined years of life among people of all ages and races from U.S. data over 25 years.
The move comes amid a groundswell of concern in the medical community in labeling the problem as a public health issue.
The recently passed federal spending plan would allow the CDC to study gun violence, but experts say that it doesn't go far enough.
The upcoming spending bill will clarify a 1996 provision that has limited federal research into gun violence.
The latest WHO review of priority diseases includes Disease X, a stand-in for a currently unknown threat.
Even as more states saw a drop in deaths, several saw death spikes of more than 30%,
CDC officials have been aware of issues with its current lab for years.
The House of Representatives passed a stopgap spending bill Tuesday night, which includes funding for healthcare programs.
Hospitals are entering into partnerships—including with competitors—to improve community health, according to a new report.