Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO sounds alarm on TB fight funding

The world is spending nowhere near enough to revive the fight against tuberculosis after the COVID-19 crisis set back years of progress, the WHO said Monday.

Health

Excess health care spending up for PCP turnover in the U.S.

Turnover of primary care physicians (PCPs) is costly, resulting in about $979 million in excess health care expenditures per year, and a considerable proportion of this spending is attributable to PCP burnout-related turnover, ...

Health

Delayed US sodium targets may cost 250,000 lives

Last October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a set of short-term, voluntary goals for lowering salt levels in foods—five years after they were proposed in 2016. A new study published today in Hypertension—a ...

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