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Telemedicine Goes More Mainstream, but Cost Remains Obstacle
Telemedicine Goes More Mainstream, but Cost Remains Obstacle
Virtual healthcare — whether by phone, text or video — is rapidly becoming more common, but a new study says it's being stymied because doctors and hospitals can't afford to roll it out faster.
Antitrust Suits Aim to Block Two Healthcare Mergers
Antitrust Suits Aim to Block Two Healthcare Mergers
The Obama administration announced it will seek to block two giant healthcare mergers, citing concerns that the deals could drive up healthcare premiums, undermine innovation and reduce competition.
Little Research into Benefits of Wearing Earplugs to Concerts
Little Research into Benefits of Wearing Earplugs to Concerts
A review of the literature turned up only two high quality studies that looked at whether wearing earplugs to music venues will prevent hearing loss and tinnitus directly afterward.
Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
A new study suggests a possible link between certain germs found in the mouth and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.