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Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection

Hannah Farrell Hannah Farrell Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection Independent.ie A Dublin student who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after doctors thought she was having a mental breakdown has told how tests revealed she actually had a deadly brain infection. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/doctors-discover-irish-student-who-was-admitted-to-hospital-for-depression-actually-had-a-deadly-brain-infection-38075556.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38075706.ece/cb4cb/AUTOCROP/h342/erin.PNG… Read More »

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MedPAC’s Latest Bad Idea: Forcing Doctors to Join ACOs

By KIP SULLIVAN, JD At its April 4, 2019 meeting, the staff of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) asked the commission to discuss a very strange proposal: Doctors who treat patients enrolled in Medicare’s traditional fee-for-service (FFS) program must join an “accountable care organization” (ACO) or give up their FFS Medicare practice. (The staff… Read More »

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Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — There’s a new war raging in health care, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake and thousands of lives in the balance. The battle, pitting drug companies against doctors and patient advocates, is being fought over the unlikeliest of substances: human excrement. The clash is over the future of fecal microbiota… Read More »

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