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Will the little pink sex pill work wonders for a complex disorder?

Will the little pink sex pill work wonders for a complex disorder?

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  August 19, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of the first-ever drug to increase sexual desire in women is being viewed by some as a major victory for gender equality, and for patients with a complex disorder that is often overlooked.

When preemies were a carnival sideshow

When preemies were a carnival sideshow

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 08, 2015

Before incubators won a place in U.S. hospital maternity wards, a renegade doctor had to lead a decadeslong crusade, making a sideshow display of preemies in the devices.

Hospital systems investing in startups whose products they use

Hospital systems investing in startups whose products they use

By Howard Wolinsky  |  July 11, 2015

About 40 health systems have started venture funds. The lure is the potential for big payoffs and the promise of getting in on the ground floor with effective new healthcare technologies and services. But most startups fail to deliver on venture capitalists' investment.

MRI users to learn results of new safety credentialing test

By Sabriya Rice  |  June 27, 2015

Nearly 160 medical specialists who frequently use magnetic resonance imaging equipment will know by mid-July how they performed on the debut version of a credentialing test evaluating knowledge of MRI safety.

Transplant community split on organ donation, allocation

By Sabriya Rice  |  June 20, 2015

Geographic disparities in access to organs remain a major issue in the U.S. Some in the transplant community say a proposal to fix the problem focuses too much on “shuffling organs” and too little on boosting low donor rates.

Hill-Rom to acquire Welch Allyn in $2 billion deal

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 17, 2015

Hill-Rom, a Chicago-based medical equipment manufacturer, announced it will acquire Welch Allyn, a Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.-based manufacturer of diagnostic and patient-monitoring equipment.

Fitbit steps into IPO

By Michael Sandler  |  June 03, 2015

Fitbit plans to raise up to $358 million in its initial public offering, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing made Tuesday. Since 2007, Fitbit has sold roughly 20.5 million of its fitness-tracking devices, with 10.9 million devices sold last year alone.

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