Insights from Modern Healthcare http://www.modernhealthcare.com Modern Healthcare insights on healthcare business news en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 http://www.modernhealthcare.com http://www.modernhealthcare.com/graphics/icons/rss.gif Data Points: Beware of skin cancer during the dog days of summer http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/307149988 Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST The dog days of summer have arrived -- running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't... http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/307149988 Is that kitchen towel dangerous? Just wash it already http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/180719984 Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST If you're worried your kitchen towel could make you ill, just grab a new one. Because using them for too long and keeping them damp can breed dangerous bacteria. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/180719984 'Avocado Hand' epidemic sends guac lovers to the ER http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/180719986 Sat, 14 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST The danger of #AvocadoHand is spreading on social media, where users post photos and stories of accidentally stabbing themselves in the hand while trying to cut an avocado. http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180714/NEWS/180719986