Health

Trends in hospital prices vary widely across the US

The average prices charged to commercial health plans by hospitals, as compared to what Medicare pays, remained relatively stable between 2012 and 2019, but there was a large amount of geographic variation in the trends, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy towns under new restrictions amid COVID infection rise

Twenty small towns in northern Italy's autonomous South Tyrol province went into a partial lockdown Wednesday to try to contain rising coronavirus infections and save the key winter tourism season in one of the least-vaccinated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rich nations see virus rates fall quicker—study

Richer countries were more likely to see rates of COVID-19 fall faster during the first wave of the pandemic, according to new research published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health.

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