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US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
Tampa Bay hospitals ring in the new year by going tobacco-free
Hospitals around the Tampa Bay region are ringing in 2011 with a healthy resolution long in the works: extinguishing...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
Metro Detroit hospital projects draw scrutiny
More than $1.3 billion in new hospital projects may give a boost to Metro Detroit's languishing economy, but could also...
Moffitt Cancer Center discovers patient consent was falsified for study
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday revealed that it is investigating whether hundreds of patient signatures...
Millions of seniors may face Medicare plan switch
More than 3 million seniors may have to switch their Medicare prescription plan next year, even if they are perfectly...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...