Publisher: CBS News

Babies hospitalized as formula shortage grows more dire

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As formula becomes nearly impossible to find, parents are becoming even more frantic — and the consequences are growing more dire. A lack of formula has sent at least four babies to a children’s hospital in South Carolina. An Atlanta hospital is also treating children due to the shortage. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” said… Read More

Tennessee faces COVID-19 surge as it leads nation in new cases per capita: “is my kid going to be one of those numbers?”

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Tennessee leads the nation in new COVID-19 cases per capita, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.  According to data compiled by The New York Times over the last week, the state has seen an average of over 8,300 new coronavirus infections each day. Health experts believe part of the alarming number has to do with a… Read More

Surprising discovery on racial disparities in health care

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“It is widely accepted that African Americans have higher mortality and worse cardiovascular outcomes in the general population. A large part of this is attributable to socioeconomic deprivation, which includes, among others, lack of obtaining needed health care,” study author Dr. Csaba Kovesdy, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at… Read More