Within three decades, many of the antibiotics people use today could become ineffective, and without major changes to the research and development process there will be few replacements, Maryn McKenna writes for WIRED.
As high-income professionals, doctors are at an especially high risk of making costly "financial missteps" in their personal lives, according to James Dahle, a physician and author of "The White Coat Investor." Here are the 10 most common money mistakes that doctors make—and how they can do better.
FDA says Sandoz has voluntarily recalled one lot of Hyzaar, which treats high blood pressure, because an active pharmaceutical ingredient in the tablets from the lot tested positive for an organic chemical classified as a probable human carcinogen.
When a patient with a history of mental health conditions refused a life-saving treatment—and the pleas of his estranged family—doctors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center changed tactics, treating the patient's depression symptoms first, and getting him to agree to the life-saving procedure second, Elizabeth Hlavinka reports for MedPage Today.
CMS says states can seek a new waiver that will allow them to use federal funding to pay for up to 30 days of treatment for all Medicaid beneficiaries being treated at institutions of mental disease primarily for a mental health condition, up from 15 days under CMS' current policies.
Nearly a decade ago, Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago took a risk, separating from Ascension to strike out on its own—and so far the hospital has largely been able to stay in the black, Maria Castellucci reports for Modern Healthcare.