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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
Debate over autism and vaccines rages on despite researcher’s downfall
For years, experts have known that a 1998 paper linking childhood vaccines to autism was fatally flawed. British...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Patients Benefit From Restraint-free Care
Facilities across the country, whether they are ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® designated hospitals, designation...
Study: More nurses, less death
Ten to 13% fewer surgical patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania would die if hospitals in those states had as many...
Nurses' drug dispensing examined
A crackdown by U.S. drug agents on the dispensing of prescription drugs in nursing homes is coming under industry fire...

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