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Idaho Sees Exodus of Obstetricians After Abortion Ban

β€” State lost 22% of its practicing obstetricians over a 15-month period

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Florida Defies CDC Amid Measles Outbreak, Says Unvaccinated Kids Can Attend School

CDC advises that unvaccinated students stay home from school for 3 weeks after exposure

Feb 23, 2024
Can the Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Illness?

Reports are promising, but rigorous trials are needed, experts say

Feb 22, 2024
Hospital CEO Died After Surgery, Lawsuit Follows; Doc Sues Over Noncompete

A weekly roundup of healthcare's encounters with the courts

Feb 22, 2024
How Beneficiaries Really Feel About Medicare Advantage vs Traditional Medicare

MA plans offer "extra benefits" but many go unused. Is Medicare Advantage really better?

Feb 22, 2024
Hospital CEO Died After Surgery, Lawsuit Follows; Doc Sues Over Noncompete

A weekly roundup of healthcare's encounters with the courts

How Beneficiaries Really Feel About Medicare Advantage vs Traditional Medicare

MA plans offer "extra benefits" but many go unused. Is Medicare Advantage really better?

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USMLE Scores for Nepali Docs Will Remain Invalidated, Judge Rules

District judge denied emergency motion to restore scores for 832 Nepali test-takers

Feb 21, 2024
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There's Still Time to Switch Medicare Advantage Plans This Year

Beneficiaries have until March 31 to find a new plan; doctors should check plans, too

Feb 21, 2024
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Biden's Brother's Failed Healthcare Biz; ED Waiting Room Death; Flawed Research

This past week in healthcare investigations

Feb 21, 2024
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Do We Simply Not Care About Old People?

The pandemic was a wake-up call on how we care for older adults

Feb 18, 2024
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CDC's Tracking a New COVID Variant: BA.2.87.1

More than 30 changes in its spike protein has prompted agency to keep a close eye

Feb 15, 2024
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White House Post-Mortem: What Really Killed 5 Presidents?

In honor of Presidents Day, we examine several still-debated early presidential deaths

Feb 15, 2024
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Doc Gets 22 Years; Robot Wrongful Death Suit; Body Parts Lawsuit Dismissed

A weekly roundup of healthcare's encounters with the courts

Feb 15, 2024
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Here Are This Year's Best Employers in Healthcare and Biotech

Semaglutide maker Novo Nordisk, children's hospitals, Alzheimer's Association take top spots

Feb 14, 2024
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Cancer Center Researchers Clash; Catheter Billing Scam; More Philips Recall Drama

This past week in healthcare investigations

Feb 14, 2024
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15 Residents in Limbo as Surgical Residency Program Loses Accreditation

Health system has filed an appeal, but residents eye an escape

Feb 13, 2024
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Death From Alaskapox Virus: What to Know

Small mammals, especially voles, may be behind the cases

Feb 13, 2024
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The Language of AI: Defining the Most Common Terms

This glossary can help those interested in healthcare AI find their footing in the field

Feb 12, 2024
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Possibility of Animal-to-Human Jump Heightens Concern About Chronic Wasting Disease

Most likely route for spillover would be via people who eat venison

Feb 11, 2024
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Publisher Retracts Three Abortion Studies

Two of the studies were cited by a federal judge in the case against the abortion pill

Feb 08, 2024
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