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October 23, 2017

Weekly review: Millennials should 'reverse mentor' health care leaders. Here's why.

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    4 more ways Trump could change the ACA—without Congress (Monday, Oct. 16)

    Republicans in Congress have fallen short repeatedly in their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act—but earlier this month, President Trump took major steps to change the law, including suspending its cost-sharing reduction payments. What further changes could Trump make on his own, without congressional action?

    Why extreme anxiety is at an all-time high among American teens (Tuesday, Oct. 17)

    Teenagers in America are increasingly suffering from severe anxiety—but few are receiving one of the most helpful forms of treatment, Benoit Denizet-Lewis writes for the New York Times.

    HealthGrades names 'five-star' hospitals for quality  (Wednesday, Oct. 18)

    Healthgrades on Tuesday released its annual clinical quality scores for U.S. hospitals and debuted its National Health Index, which ranks care quality in 25 U.S. cities.

    Millennials should 'reverse mentor' health care leaders. Here's why. (Thursday, Oct. 19)

    To keep on top of new technology and emerging market trends, companies are increasingly positioning their millennial employees as mentors for their executives—and the strategy can work in health care too, Advisory Board's Carol Boston-Fleischhauer says.

    New moms are eating their placenta. Here's why that may be risky. (Friday, Oct. 20)

    A new study is urging providers to warn patients against the "trendy practice" of consuming their placenta after childbirth, citing a dearth of evidence supporting the purported health claims—and research that it could actually pose health risks, HealthDay/Chicago Tribune reports.

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