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Judge blocks bid to force Amish girl to have chemo – USA TODAY



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Judge blocks bid to force Amish girl to have chemo
USA TODAY
Associated Press 5:42 p.m. EDT September 4, 2013. A judge said there is no guarantee that chemotherapy would be successful. Story Highlights. Hospital believes girl will die without chemotherapy; Hospital wants nurse to have limited guardianship of girl 
Ohio hospital tries to force chemo on Amish girl, raising questions about rights of Washington Post

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Judge blocks bid to force Amish girl to have chemo – USA TODAY



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Judge blocks bid to force Amish girl to have chemo
USA TODAY
Associated Press 5:42 p.m. EDT September 4, 2013. A judge said there is no guarantee that chemotherapy would be successful. Story Highlights. Hospital believes girl will die without chemotherapy; Hospital wants nurse to have limited guardianship of girl 
Ohio hospital tries to force chemo on Amish girl, raising questions about rights of Washington Post

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Faster Care After Heart Attack Fails to Reduce Deaths – Bloomberg



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Faster Care After Heart Attack Fails to Reduce Deaths
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One of the most successful efforts in modern medicine, cutting the time it takes to treat heart-attack patients after they arrive at a hospital, has failed to deliver on its most highly anticipated benefit: saving lives. A study of 96,738 patients experiencing a massive 
Faster care hasn't cut heart attack deaths in hospitalsUSA TODAY
Study Finds No Change In Hospital Heart Attack Death RatesForbes
Door-to-Balloon Times Fall SharplyMedPage Today
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UPDATE 1-Makers of fraudulent breast implants on trial in France – Reuters



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UPDATE 1-Makers of fraudulent breast implants on trial in France
Reuters
Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:46am EDT. * Long-awaited trial begins amid crush of plaintiffs. * Five executives of defunct implant firm charged with fraud. * Defendants' hopes of case being dismissed are dashed (Adds Mas statement after day in court, lawyer)
French Breast Implant Company Top Management On TrialRTT News
Hundreds of women to recount suffering at PIP breast implant trialTelegraph.co.uk
Breast implant trial begins in France; 5200 women declared plaintiffsUPI.com
The Guardian –Channel 4 News –Mirror.co.uk
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Improving Quality Patient Outcomes a Money Loser for Hospitals – Forbes



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Improving Quality Patient Outcomes a Money Loser for Hospitals
Forbes
Surgical patients who have complications generate better margins for hospitals, a new study in the Journal of American Medical Association has found. Cue the outrage from the consumer media about “profit-hungry hospitals.” Loss (Photo credit: nikoretro)
Hospitals profit more from surgical complications – reportCNN
Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study FindsNew York Times
Study: Hospitals Often Collect Higher Payments for Surgical MistakesCalifornia Healthline
FierceHealthcare –UPI.com –Fortune
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FDA approves new label for OxyContin, will not approve generics to original … – Orlando Sentinel



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FDA approves new label for OxyContin, will not approve generics to original
Orlando Sentinel
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week approved new labeling for the painkiller OxyContin, alerting users that the reformulated product is abuse-deterrent and more difficult to snort or inject. The FDA approved the original formulation of OxyContin in
FDA Bars Generic OxyContinNew York Times
Generic OxyContin Pains the FDAWall Street Journal
FDA blocks generic version of crushable OxyContinUSA TODAY
MedPage Today –FDA.gov –MarketWatch
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Makers of fraudulent breast implants go on trial in France – Reuters



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Makers of fraudulent breast implants go on trial in France
Reuters
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:49am EDT. MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) – Five French executives went on trial on Wednesday to jeers from victims for supplying women with hundreds of thousands of substandard breast implants and triggering a global health scare.
PIP implants scandal: Trial under way in MarseilleBBC News
Hundreds of women to recount suffering at PIP breast implant trialTelegraph.co.uk
5 French execs in breast implant scandal on trialEast Oregonian
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5 French execs in breast implant scandal on trial – San Francisco Chronicle



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5 French execs in breast implant scandal on trial
San Francisco Chronicle
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Hundreds of women who received faulty breast implants gathered Wednesday in a makeshift courthouse in the south of France for the fraud trial of five executives accused of using cheap industrial silicone to fill tens of thousands
PIP implants scandal: Trial under way in MarseilleBBC News
Hundreds of women to recount suffering at PIP breast implant trialTelegraph.co.uk
How PIP breast implant health scare, legal case unfoldedGlobalPost
Independent Online –The Guardian –AFP
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FDA bans generic Oxycontin in bid to stop abuse – MarketWatch



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FDA bans generic Oxycontin in bid to stop abuse
MarketWatch
MADRID (MarketWatch) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Tuesday banned generic versions of the narcotic OxyContin, a victory for Purdue Pharma, which produces a version that is resistant to abuse via injection and snorting. The FDA
Fearing abuse, FDA blocks generic OxyContinHuffington Post
FDA Bars Generic OxyContinNew York Times
Generic OxyContin Pains the FDAWall Street Journal
USA TODAY –Philly.com (blog) –FDA.gov
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‘Bed-of-needles’ super-grip plaster – BBC News



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'Bed-of-needles' super-grip plaster
BBC News
US scientists have designed a super-grip plaster covered with microscopic needles to heal surgical wounds. The "bed-of-needles" patch, inspired by a parasitic worm that lives in the guts of fish and clings on using its cactus-like spikes, fixes skin grafts firmly in
Parasitic worm inspires surgical techniqueFox News
Parasitic spiny-headed worm inspires super-strong skin-graft deviceLos Angeles Times
New Surgical Tape Works Like A Parasitic WormPopular Science
National Geographic –TechNewsDaily –io9
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