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September 15, 2022

The Challenging State of Hospital Finances

U.S. hospitals face billions in elevated expenses and an uncertain financial outlook, as the staggering financial toll of the pandemic only intensified during 2022.

September 13, 2022

What to Know: Demand Surges for New 988 Lifeline

The new 988 lifeline for behavioral and mental health crisis services reported a 45 percent increase in overall volume during its first full month, according to new data from the federal government.

September 06, 2022

How New Boosters, Variants Affect COVID-19 Outlook

With the upcoming rollout of the reformulated COVID-19 boosters, public health forecasters are making predictions about what the spread of the virus could look like during the coming months.

September 02, 2022

Key Insights: The Latest on U.S. Life Expectancy

During 2021, the nation’s average life expectancy declined to the lowest level in 26 years, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a sharp decline for the second consecutive year.