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FDA Approves Xacduro for Difficult-to-Treat Bacterial Pneumonia

Approval is for hospital-acquired bacterial or ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex

U.S. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reach Record Low

Hospitalizations are among the few COVID-19 metrics still being monitored by public health officials

Multivitamin Shows Memory Benefits in Older Adults

Compared with placebo, multivitamin use tied to better immediate recall over three years

Baby Boomers Push Median Age of Americans Up as Births Decline

The share of people 65 years and older grew by more than one-third between the 2010 census and the 2020 census

FDA Grants Full Approval to Paxlovid to Treat COVID-19

Paxlovid has been taken by seniors and others at high risk for severe COVID-19 under an emergency use approval

More Older Americans Use Online Patient Portals to Access Care

Better outreach and training are needed to help patients understand and use portal systems, researchers say

Economic Burden of Health Inequities Very High in the United States

Estimated economic burden of racial and ethnic health inequities $421 or $451 billion using MEPS and BRFSS data

Another Death, More Cases of Vision Loss Linked to Tainted Eye Drops

In all, four people have died, with one new death now being reported by the CDC

Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Triggers Air Alerts in Colorado, Montana

Air quality is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups when particle pollution is between 151 and 200

New ‘National Sports Brain Bank’ Will Boost Head Injury Research

Participants agree to donate their brains upon death and to let researchers track their health through annual checkups during their lifetime