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Look out below! It's a mortarboard!

Look out below! It's a mortarboard!

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 21, 2016

If fear of flying mortarboards figures prominently in your phobias, then the University of East Anglia is on your side.

Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug

By Associated Press  |  May 18, 2016

Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals.

Bird flu cramps France's foie gras production

Bird flu cramps France's foie gras production

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 14, 2016

French officials ruffled the feathers of foodies this month when they announced that foie gras, the luxury pâté made from the fattened duck or goose liver, would not be produced for three months.

Editorial: Medical science's debt to the hibakusha

Editorial: Medical science's debt to the hibakusha

By Merrill Goozner  |  May 14, 2016

President Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima in pursuit of a nuclear weapon-free world will unleash uncomfortable emotions on both sides of the Pacific. He ought to note what survivors of the blast taught mankind about the long-term effects of radiation exposure and the threat posed by nuclear war.

Inside North America's first all-digital hospital

Inside North America's first all-digital hospital

By Beth Kutscher  |  April 30, 2016

The digital experience at Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto begins the moment patients arrive. The sleek, square building feels like a small airport, with each registration area designated with a letter. Before arriving, patients look online to find out their check-in zone.

New gin sold as a tonic for your skin

New gin sold as a tonic for your skin

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 30, 2016

Since it came a few weeks past April Fools' Day, the announcement of an anti-aging gin appears to be on the level. The 80-proof concoction is the brainchild of Warner Leisure Hotels, a chain based in the United Kingdom. It touts Anti-aGin as the “alcoholic equivalent of a facial.”

White House: $589M from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus

By Associated Press  |  April 06, 2016

Federal money left over from the largely successful fight against Ebola will now go to combating the growing threat of the Zika virus, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.

Genome sequencing rated top advance of past 40 years

Genome sequencing rated top advance of past 40 years

By Joseph Conn  |  March 26, 2016

The sequencing of the human genome—an achievement that capped a 13-year, $3 billion international effort funded by the federal government—represents the most significant breakthrough in healthcare over the past 40 years, according to Modern Healthcare readers.

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