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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Scott sisters to leave prison Friday, kidney transplant awaits
After 16 years in prison and countless pleas for their release, two sisters who have pledged to share a kidney will...
Can Rick Scott run Florida like a business?
If not for his spectacular ouster amid the nation's largest Medicare fraud investigation, Scott's rise from public...
'Conditioned on' kidney donation, sisters' prison release prompts ethics debate
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has announced that he will grant an early release from prison to two sisters serving...
Democrats struggle to find catchy acronym for healthcare reforms
Puh-pack-uh? Is that some kind of llama? In fact, it's the ungainly acronym of the new healthcare law - PPACA, the...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
Study says brain trauma can mimic ALS
A peer-reviewed paper to be published Wednesday in a leading journal of neuropathology, however, suggests that the...
ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of...
Why physicians hate to admit their errors, even to themselves
It seems entirely obvious: Doctors need to apologize for their errors, even if the patient didn't suffer irreparable...
Can chance make you a killer?
Imagine you are a hospital doctor. Some patients die. But how many is too many before you or your hospital are labelled...