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TheDarkOverlord honors threat, exposes 180,000 patient records | Healthcare IT News
TheDarkOverload, a dark web hacker, posted a link on Twitter to 180,000 patient records from New York City-based Aesthetic Dentistry, Anaheim, Calif.-based OC Gastrocare, and Tampa Bay Surgery Center.
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The CDC now recommends that women who may be exposed to the Zika virus and who are considering getting pregnant get tested for Zika antibodies before becoming pregnant, which may help doctors interpret Zika tests conducted during pregnancy.
Warren Buffett, at Berskshire meeting, condemns Republican health care bill | The New York Times
At the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting in Omaha, Warren Buffett criticized the American Health Care Act, calling it "a huge tax cut for guys like me."
On Sunday, Democrats criticized the absence of any women in the Senate's working group that will work on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. "Women's health is a big part of this, and women are a majority of the population, and their health interests deserve to be contemplated in any reform," said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.).
The FDA approved MT Pharma America's ALS drug Radicava, the second drug to ever be approved for the condition and the first drug to be approved for the condition in more than two decades.
New type of baby monitors offers 'peace of mind' but may deliver just the opposite | The Washington Post
When a Chicago emergency room doctor evaluated a 4-week-old baby, he couldn't find anything wrong. But should he have? The baby's parents had brought the baby in after getting an alarm that the baby's heart rate and blood-oxygen level were low—according to a smart sock the baby was wearing. Doctors, like this emergency room doctor, are now struggling to make sense of information from this kind of consumer health monitor.
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