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Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

By Associated Press  |  March 31, 2015

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday that requires abortion providers in Arizona to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and also bars women from buying any healthcare plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.

Police: Prisoner takes guard's gun, escapes from Va. hospital

Police: Prisoner takes guard's gun, escapes from Va. hospital

By Associated Press  |  March 31, 2015

A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard and took her gun Tuesday before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, prompting a hospital lockdown and a massive search.

Webinar: From Physician Burnout to Engagement

By Associated Press  |  March 31, 2015

A rising number of physicians are reporting signs of burnout, including exhaustion and loss of empathy. Our free April 15 webinar will feature experts in the field of physician burnout, including Dr. Colin West of the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Michael Krasner of the University of Rochester. Sign up today!

Supreme Court to hear case on insurer reimbursements

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 30, 2015

The Supreme Court announced Monday it would hear a case centering on this question: If a plan's beneficiary wins money in court for an injury but then spends all that cash, should the beneficiary still have to reimburse his insurance plan for medical expenses it paid?

Ebola's toll on health workers

Ebola's toll on health workers

March 30, 2015

An American health worker getting treatment at the National Institutes of Health shows signs of recovering as at least 16 others who volunteered in West Africa with the Boston-based not-for-profit Partners in Health remain under monitoring for the virus. The outbreak's toll on health workers has...

Ebola patient at NIH upgraded to fair condition

Ebola patient at NIH upgraded to fair condition

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 30, 2015

The American healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health seems to be recovering, being upgraded Monday to fair condition.

Sutter Health moved out of the red in 2014

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 30, 2015

Sutter Health brought its operations out of the red in 2014, thanks to rising patient revenue and a significant decrease in its provision for bad debts.

Novartis inks $750 million deal with Aduro Biotech

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  March 30, 2015

Pharmaceutical maker Novartis is broadening its footprint in the cancer drug treatment market. The Swiss company announced plans Monday to enter a multiyear partnership with Berkeley, Calif.-based Aduro Biotech.

Supreme Court declines to hear Coons case challenging ACA

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 30, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear a second case challenging the Affordable Care Act, the court announced Monday. But those behind the case say the refusal won't mark the end of their fight.

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