Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2022
Over 1 million Americans ration insulin due to high cost. Many people delayed picking up their prescription, while others took lower doses than they needed, researchers found. Read more
Along Eastern Seaboard, hurricanes getting bigger, wetter. Fast-building storms like Hurricane Ian outpace the best forecasting skills. Along with more quickly intensifying storms, there will be a heightened risk of flooding, experts say. Read more
Some donor livers could work for 100 years. Understanding what makes certain livers so resilient could help improve the donor pool by paving the way for expanded use of livers from older donors, scientists say. Read more
Surge seen in cases of flesh-eating bacteria after Hurricane Ian. Flooding and warm standing water can transmit Vibrio vulnificus, and cases are rising in the storm's aftermath, Florida health officials say. Read more
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