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on Sun Sep 21 2:00 PM

Which diet is best: low-fat or low-carb? | Life and style

THE GUARDIAN

If you want to lose weight and improve your cholesterol, is it better to cut down on bread or butter? A new study has put this to the testIf you have to choose between bread or butter in your diet, which should you go for? The right answer is the...
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on Sat Sep 20 9:59 AM

New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical

LOS ANGELES TIMES

"Tort reform," which is usually billed as the answer to "frivolous malpractice lawsuits," has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades. 
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on Fri Sep 19 6:59 PM

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives: U.S. study | Reuters

REUTERS

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday.
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on Thu Sep 18 2:59 PM

CMS glitch could cost doctors millions - Arthur Allen

POLITICO

"It's beyond understanding why we'd be penalized after making such an investment," a physician says.
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on Thu Sep 18 2:06 PM

Surveys Find Physicians Have Mixed Opinions on EHRs

IHEALTHBEAT

A Deloitte survey finds that 75% of doctors say electronic health records do not save time or reduce costs but that 70% say the tools offer useful analytics. Meanwhile, a separate survey from the Physicians Foundation finds that 32% of doctors say...
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on Wed Sep 17 2:53 PM

We need to rethink end-of-life care in America

SALON

"The current system is geared towards doing more, more, more"
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on Wed Sep 17 1:44 PM

House Bill Would Reduce 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting Period

IHEALTHBEAT

Yesterday afternoon, Reps. Renee Ellmers and James Matheson introduced the Flexibility in Health IT Reporting Act, which would require HHS to offer a 90-day reporting period in 2015 for stages 1 and 2 of the meaningful use program, rather than the...
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on Wed Sep 17 1:26 PM

AMA Unveils Framework Outlining Priorities To Improve EHR Usability

IHEALTHBEAT

In a framework released yesterday, the American Medical Association outlines several priorities for improving electronic health record usability. Among the recommended priorities are promoting care coordination and facilitating digital and mobile...
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on Wed Sep 17 1:01 PM

End-of-Life Care Needs Sweeping Overhaul, Panel Says

THE NEW YORK TIMES

The committee said the health care system was geared toward delivering costly additional care that patients often do not want.
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on Wed Sep 17 12:00 AM

Focus On Dangers of Caffeine Powder Is Increasing

CROSSWALK

Government officials are raising concerns about the dangers associated with use of powdered pure caffeine. The product is currently unregulated and is often purchased in bulk on the Internet.
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