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Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported

(Reuters) – An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria that can cause infections. In a July 22 report here that only recently became public and… Read More »

My naturally curly hair almost ruined my life – this is how I learned to love it

Naturally curly hair can have a mind of its own. For years, Healthista’s editor, Anna Magee, refused to embrace her natural curls. But thanks to the growing Curly Girl movement, things have changed There is a scene in the movie Beaches (if you’re under 40, ask your mum), where the Bette Midler character is pointing… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: US healthcare spending rises to $3.5 trillion in 2017…drug spending stays almost flat

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ US healthcare spending rises to $ 3.5 trillion in 2017. That equals out to about $ 10,739 per person, according to an annual report released… Read More »