All 50 state health departments and several local health agencies in major metropolitan areas will receive part of the $200 million in funding to fight antibiotic-resistant pathogen threats.
Something overflowing with bacteria is lurking in your home, right by your kitchen sink. There it is: the dish sponge.
Physicians and nurses are stressed. Since 2013, Medscape's annual lifestyle survey has tracked a 25% spike in physician burnout rates. Other studies suggest that more than half of all nurses are burned out.
The long-term care industry has taken steps to create more patient-centered care plans that are resulting in less use of antipsychotics, but some doctors are worried the trend may lead to some patients not getting the drugs they need.