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7522 Articles Matching "low"

State Highlights: Investigation Into Troubled Johns Hopkins-Linked Fla. Hospital Ramps Up; Urgent Care Centers Flourish In Massachusetts, But Not In Low-Income Areas

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Nebraska, Texas, Ohio, Tennessee, Kansas, California, Virginia and...
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Nursing Facility Where Woman In Vegetative State Gave Birth Previously Faced Criminal Investigation

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Regulators with Arizona's social-welfare agency wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from Hacienda HealthCare in 2016 and terminate contracts that allowed the facility to provide services for the state as they investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud....
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Think Generics Will Lower the Cost of Chemo? Think Again

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Chemotherapy drugs have become ridiculously expensive. Fortunately, many expensive cancer drugs are going off patent soon, raising hopes that generic alternatives will significantly lower patients' expenses. However, a recent study suggests our hopes may be...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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DMC to add 79 Medicare-funded medical residency slots

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Unlike other major hospitals in Southeast Michigan that self-fund dozens of medical residents and fellows, all 79 residents are expected to be funded by the CMS because Detroit Medical Center has room under its federal resident reimbursement...
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Lung cancer screening complications may be higher than expected

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Invasive follow-up tests to examine abnormalities found with lung cancer screening may lead to more complications and extra healthcare costs than doctors previously thought, a U.S. study suggests....
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Lab Strips DNA Scientist Watson Of His Last Remaining Honorary Positions Following Controversy Over Remarks On Race

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory said it “unequivocally rejects the unsubstantiated and reckless personal opinions Dr. James D. Watson expressed on the subject of ethnicity and genetics” which came to light in a PBS documentary....
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Public mistrust after Congo election raises Ebola epidemic anxiety

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
Global health teams battling the world's second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control....
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Three top Baylor St. Luke's execs out following CMS review

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center announced the departures of three top executives, including the hospital's president. The news follows a CMS review into a patient...
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Hospital M&A Deals Slow in 2018

Jan 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 11—Hospital transactions declined in 2018, amid a shift in the most active types of organizations....
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Mom-to-Be's Flu Can Harm Her Unborn Baby

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
When a mom-to-be gets the flu, she can be so sick she needs to be admitted to a hospital's intensive care unit. And new research finds her baby then runs the risk of being born preterm, underweight and with a low "Apgar score" -- a gauge of an infant's overall...
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U.S. lawmaker launches investigation into pharma drug pricing

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A top U.S. lawmaker launched an investigation into pharmaceutical industry pricing practices on Monday, less than a week after he and fellow Democrats introduced legislation aimed at lowering medicine prices....
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Meet The Doctor Who Actually Cares About What You Eat

Jan 14, 2019 , Forbes
Meet the young Doctor building a business empire on nutrition via her community of dedicated social media...
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Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
Police in China's eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global Times said on Monday, a new blow to a sector hit by a series of scandals last year....
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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Jan 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal judge in California blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington,...
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U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women's birth control from taking effect....
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Week Ahead: Earnings season slowly kicks into gear

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Following a successful third quarter, UnitedHealth Group will report its fourth-quarter earnings for...
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Fish Oil Supplementation Can Mitigate Disuse Atrophy in Women

Jan 13, 2019 , RxList
Fish oil supplementation can slow muscle loss during periods of immobilization, a study has found. The study was published online January 10 in the FASEB...
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Huawei reportedly fires an employee in Poland following charges of espionage

Jan 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Chinese tech giant Huawei told The Wall Street Journal that it fired sales director Wang...
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Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'

Jan 12, 2019 , eMedicine Health
US Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably...
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