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Friday, January 18, 2019
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Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
Diabetics with high-deductible health plans more apt to delay care

Diabetics with High-Deductible Health Plans More Apt to Delay Care

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely than...
Poverty may partly explain disparity in heart defect outcomes

Poverty May Partly Explain Disparity in Heart Defect Outcomes

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Hispanic infants with certain heart defects have worse-than-average outcomes, and the disparity may be linked with their family's reliance on public...
Don't pick doctors based on where they went to medical school

Don’t Pick Doctors Based on Where They Went to Medical School

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Where a doctor went to medical school in the U.S. doesn't predict how well that doctor's patients will do, a new...
Doctors don't always recognize ‘financial toxicity’ of cancer

Doctors Don’t Always Recognize ‘Financial Toxicity’ of Cancer

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  U.S. doctors must realize that many cancer patients battle "financial toxicity" along with their disease, researchers say The costs associated with treatment,...
Singapore disconnects healthcare computers from the Internet after cyber attack

Singapore Disconnects Healthcare Computers from The Internet after Cyber Attack

By Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE (Reuters) Singapore has disconnected computers from the internet at public healthcare centers to prevent cyber attacks of the kind that caused...
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