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New prenatal tests offer safer, early screenings
New, noninvasive blood tests are being developed for expectant mothers to find out if their babies have genetic...
UK researchers develop ’cure’ for Type 2 diabetes: starve yourself
British researchers have developed what they say is a "cure" for Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the...
Web Exclusive: 3 Readmissions to Reduce Now
As the rising tide of healthcare reform rolls in, the time is now for healthcare organizations to reduce readmissions...
Web Exclusive: NY Hospital Data Theft May Affect Records of 1.7 Million
New York City officials have begun notifying 1.7 million patients, staff, contractors, vendors, and others who were...
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...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud, Lancet reports
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved...
HHS trend scan will signal potential health IT breakthroughs
The Health and Human Services Department plans to develop and maintain a continuous scan of current and emerging...
FDA actions prompt hope, angst for chronic fatigue syndrome patients
Since the first cases of chronic disease syndrome in the United States were identified in the 1980s, scientists have...
Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring ROI:
Published by HealthLeaders Media, this comprehensive book walks you through the 10 questions you must answer to...
Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring Results
Analyze the effectiveness of current marketing efforts and implement a long-term measurement discipline through...