May 26, 2022

Cases, hospitalizations in these states hit record before new year

States across the country are setting records for new COVID-19 cases ahead of the new year.  As the omicron and delta variants continue to spread, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported its highest one-day number of cases. WHO CHIEF WORRIED ABOUT ‘TSUNAMI’ OF OMICRON, DELTA COVID CASES The state reported […]

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop Under 800 in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES—COVID-19 hospitalizations fell below 800 in Los Angeles County, according to the latest data, declining by 35 people to 790 and continuing a month-long downward trend. According to state figures, the number of COVID-positive patients in intensive care in the county also declined, from 231 on Saturday to 228…

Fracking Sites Tied to Increased Heart Failure Hospitalizations

Living near hydraulic fracturing is associated with increased risk of hospitalization in people with heart failure (HF), a new study from Pennsylvania suggests. The link was strongest among those with more severe heart failure but patients with either HF phenotype showed this association of increased risk with exposure to fracking activities, according to the investigators,…