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Blood Test May Be Able to Tell Which Organs Have Accelerated Aging

β€” This may enable treatment of people before they get sick, researcher says

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Artificial Hips Snapped in Half; Obesity Drug Windfall for Docs; Clinicians Unionize

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See Which States Have the Most High-Performing Hospitals for Maternity Care

Top state had 63 high-performing hospitals, according to annual U.S. News list

Dec 05, 2023
RaDonda Vaught Loses Appeal to Get Her Nursing License Back

Tennessee court rejects former nurse's appeal to overturn nursing board's 2021 decision

Dec 05, 2023
Psych Nurses Sound the Alarm on Patient Violence at Pediatric Hospital

Seattle Children's PBMU staff "work in a persistent state of fear," says state nurses union

Dec 04, 2023
RaDonda Vaught Loses Appeal to Get Her Nursing License Back

Tennessee court rejects former nurse's appeal to overturn nursing board's 2021 decision

Psych Nurses Sound the Alarm on Patient Violence at Pediatric Hospital

Seattle Children's PBMU staff "work in a persistent state of fear," says state nurses union

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Northwestern Medicine Residents Latest to Seek Union Status

"This is about having a seat at the table," says ob/gyn resident

Dec 04, 2023
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FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown With Private Equity

Researchers and employer groups encouraged by FTC's action

Dec 03, 2023
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Rare Syndrome After COVID Vaccines Described

"Long vax" events often include neurologic symptoms

Dec 01, 2023
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Disgraced Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini Sees New Wave of Media Attention

A podcast, Netflix series, and TV adaptation examine regenerative medicine doctor's wrongdoings

Nov 30, 2023
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ChatGPT's Birthday Message; Journal Softens on AI; Healthcare AI Tracker

A monthly roundup of AI innovation and research in healthcare

Nov 30, 2023
MedAI Roundup over a computer rendering of a brain-shaped microprocessor.
Clinician Says Her Voice Was Cloned by AI for Social Media Ad

"It's going to be a huge problem," says podiatrist Dana Brems

Nov 30, 2023
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Patient Who Fell Off Operating Table Sues; Doc's Murder Trial; Hopkins Wants Retrial

A weekly roundup of healthcare's encounters with the courts

Nov 30, 2023
Legal Break over a blindfolded Lady Justice statue holding scales.
Insurer Now Has Ties to 10% of Doctors

UnitedHealth's Optum division added 20,000 doctors this year alone

Nov 30, 2023
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Rabid Kitten Threat; Religious Groups Quash Abortion Exemptions; Redefining Death

This past week in healthcare investigations

Nov 29, 2023
INVESTIGATIVE ROUNDUP over an image of two people looking at computer screens.
Stephen Colbert Has Surgery for Ruptured Appendix

Recent studies have focused on whether appendicitis can be managed with antibiotics alone

Nov 28, 2023
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Medical Staff Credentialing Case Heads to New Jersey Supreme Court

Neurosurgery practice claims hospital skipped due process to orchestrate its ouster

Nov 28, 2023
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Hospitals Say Some Medicare Advantage Plans Are Skirting CMS Rules

Groups lament stress to enrollees and billions in hospital losses from coverage delays, denials

Nov 27, 2023
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How Young Is Too Young for Botox?

With greater exposure on social media, more youths are trying cosmetic treatments

Nov 27, 2023
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Days Before Surgery, Clerical Error Cuts Off Patient's Insurance

Lost in the mix of Medicaid "unwinding"

Nov 26, 2023
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