"We think this is related to aging of the homeless population and, potentially, the rise of the opioid epidemic," Wadhera said. "Strikingly, more than half of hospitalizations for homeless adults were for mental health and substance use disorders, which we suspect reflects limited access to and coordination of behavioral health services."
Could this be the end of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians?" Production has been shut down on the long-running reality series for the second time this month, leading many to wonder about the fate of the E! TV show. TMZ reported Tuesday that producers have stopped filming for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" following Kanye West's hospitalization. The outlet said the plan was to film the famous family during the holidays, but that won't be happening anymore. Sources claim production has been halted for the remainder of the year, and there's no word on when filming may resume.
Jerry Lewis is recovering after he was hospitalized for a urinary tract infection at a Las Vegas hospital Friday. A rep for the comedian told Fox News Monday he is "making progress" and "the antibiotics are doing their job." Lewis is expected to to be released shortly and travel to Toronto later this week to shoot a movie as scheduled. The 91-year-old has previously dealt with health issues including a 2012 hospitalization for blood sugar and a 2011 hospitalization for exhaustion.
"So far this year the cumulative rate of hospitalization is the highest since we began tracking in this way," Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters on a conference call. The CDC began its current hospital flu surveillance program during the 2009-2010 H1N1 swine flu pandemic.