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Increasing protein intake could help patients recover from the ICU
Protein might dramatically boost recovery after an ICU stay, but clinicians are just learning how to study its effects.
Rural America may miss out on early COVID-19 vaccines
No rural counties in Texas received Pfizer’s vaccine this week.
Four essentials you can donate to help healthcare workers fighting COVID-19
Supplies can be better than money.
New tech in university healthcare systems brings secret costs for patients
Consumers don’t need to know the price of things—they need to know how much they’ll pay.
Surgeons in Afghanistan earn $200 a month—and many are buying their own supplies
A look inside the war-torn country’s hospitals shows a serious scarcity of resources and staff.
Washing machines can spread dangerous bacteria from one load to the next
But for most people the solution is simple.
A new species of superbug is emerging—and it loves when you eat sugar
Bacterial evolution at its worst.
Doctors can ignore your DNR order if you’re pregnant
Laws around the country restrict treatment decisions for incapacitated women who are also pregnant.
A girl with measles exposed 200 people to the virus in a single ER
Hospitals are often the perfect place to spread infection.
The holiday season can be deadly for hospital patients
A study says you're more likely to die if you're discharged during festive times.