STAT Plus: In an overlooked corner of pharma, drastic price hikes hit medicines for radiology scans
Three years ago, pharmacist Dennis McClure was stunned by news from a key supplier. The cost of two widely used radiology medicines that his pharmacy sells to hospitals for...
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Explosive data: See how fireworks injuries skyrocket on the Fourth of July
It's as predictable as taxes in April. Every year, the Fourth of July brings patriotic displays of color, smoke, and sound - and a slew of emergency room visits from burns and...
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You'll mess up but save the day: advice to new doctors as they start work as interns
I sit at the front of a lecture hall, facing 50 newly minted doctors. In a few days they will enter the hospital for the first time as M.D.s. I was in their shoes two years...
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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests fell under the Affordable Care Act
In Oregon, the rate of cardiac arrests happening outside of hospitals fell significantly after implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of health insurance...
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How to Avoid a Stuck Butt Plug with Anal Sex Toy Safety Tips
A 20-year-old in the United Kingdom had to go to the hospital after a butt plug she was using got stuck in her bowels - here's how to keep this from happening to you.
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The hospitality industry as a model for healthcare often doesn't ring true
The oft-repeated observation that healthcare should be more like the hospitality industry doesn't always ring true. Here;'s why.
1 day ago - MedCity News
Fewer admissions for heart failure, but blacks still fare worse than whites
Between 2002 and 2013, hospital admissions for heart failure fell by nearly a third in the U.S., but blacks are still more than twice as likely as whites to be hospitalized for...
1 day ago - Reuters
Two New Cases of Human Plague Have Been Confirmed in New Mexico
Two new cases of plague have been confirmed in New Mexico, bringing the total number of cases of human plague in the state this year to three. The New Mexico Department of...
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America's Pets Are Getting Much Fatter, New Report Says
America's pets are growing increasingly fatter, new research has found. About one-third of dogs and cats in the U.S. are now overweight, according to a report released Tuesday...
1 day ago - Time
Illness in doctors: a source of expertise, not a sign of weakness
I've been a medical student for the past three years and a cancer patient for nearly a decade. It's harder than you think to be both at the same time. As a student, I hear...
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The headlines of Care Mag
Show Off Your American Pride With Fourth of July Nail Art
If there's no such thing as too much of a good thing, then there's no such thing as too much red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July. For us, this means repping our...
The Best Products To Moisturize Seriously Dry Skin
We're not just talking about dehydrated skin here - there's a difference.
These July 4 Beauty Sales Are So Good, You'll Want to Skip Your Cookout and Shop
Since shopping is a beloved American pastime, it's just as logical as a way to celebrate July 4 as fireworks and barbecues. As we enter the height of Summer beauty season, it's...
Dear GOP Senators: Alzheimer's Patients Need More Benefits, Not Less
The Republican bill would make an already broken system even worse.
22 Million More Uninsured Under Senate GOP Health Care Bill, CBO Reports
Senate Republicans want to pass this legislation this week.
The Republican Health Care Bill Is Mean And Cold-Hearted
The principles of Republican health care are straight out of 16th century England where being poor was a sure sign of moral
Warren Buffett Makes The Case For Single-Payer Health Care
One government insurer would be "more effective" at controlling costs, the billionaire says.
The Scary FDA Loophole That Allows Cosmetics With Reported Side Effects to...
Consumer complaints for side effects caused by ingredients in cosmetic products have more than doubled from last year according to a new study published in JAMA Internal...
AARP Urges 'All Senators To Vote NO' On GOP Health Care Bill
The bill would bring changes "ultimately harming some of our nation's most vulnerable citizens,” the group said.
Merck, Heritage Valley Health System, caught in global cyberattack
On Tuesday, pharma giant Merck & Co confirmed its computer network had been compromised as part of a vicious new cybersecurity attack, which also impacted at least one U.S...