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Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Solution

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients. Yet there is a simple way to stop it.

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Organ Transplants Are Up

Although organ transplants are up, the agency in charge of organ transplant is under fire.

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Rural Hospital Crisis

Some rural hospitals are in such bad shape, local governments are practically giving them away.

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Eliminate Medical Debt

Medical care can be life-saving, until the other shoe drops. How do you eliminate medical debt — or avoid it in the first place?

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Interview With Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

She’s 31, has stage 4 kidney cancer — and talked openly about it during a job interview. Here’s what happened.


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Should Patient Race Hinder Transplants?

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some Doctors want to change that.

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Health Systems Repurpose Malls

Vacant shopping malls are massive properties that attract the eye of enterprising health care systems.

Ob-gyn 'Newborn baby'

Frequent Cesarean Down South

High C-section rate is persistent problem for pregnant mothers, particularly down South.

Immunology 'Black woman receives vaccination'

Who Gets Stronger Flu Vaccine?

Each year standard and high-dose influenza vaccines are available. Why are black and hispanic seniors left with a less powerful flu vaccine?

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Pharmacy Diagnosis and Treatment

Despite concern of doctors, pharmacists get more leeway to offer treatment with testing. Does this endanger or enhance healthcare?

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How You Can Afford Expensive Drugs

Listen to the Lillian Karabaic podcast to learn how to navigate high pharmaceutical prices for necessary prescriptions.

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CDC Adopts Living-With-Covid Plan

The CDC’s early 2022 guidelines on Covid risk and masking send confounding signals.


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