Breadcrumb Home Technology May 22, 2017 01:00 AM News from other sources... Modern Healthcare Tweet Share Share Email More Print Quality, safety and clinical practicePractical clinical trials can help find alternatives to opioids | Science DailyA researcher argues for greater use of practical clinical trials and patient self-management for boosting multidisciplinary pain care, which would in turn decrease the use of opioids.Health groups push FDA not to repeal ecig rules | The Washington PostAfter the FDA announced it would delay enforcement of the ecig regulations put in place under President Obama, health groups wrote a letter to Tom Price asking him to keep the rule.Nearly 700 vacancies at CDC because of Trump administration's hiring freeze | The Washington PostThe hiring freeze leaves open public health policy posts and scientific and administrative posts.Information technologyHow ECMC got hacked by cyber extortionists | The Buffalo NewsA recounting of the recent ECMC hack that's left the hospital system recovering for weeks.GovernmentTrump, shouting 'death spiral,' has nudged Affordable Care Act downward | The New York TimesPart of the reason the Affordable Care Act has been hurting in recent weeks is because, in a tautology of sorts, President Trump has said it's been hurting, tweeting phrases like "death spiral!"In other newsStoring a memory involves distant parts of the brain | Science DailyThe brain's cortex, which is the outer layer of tissue, must connect with the thalamus, in the center of the brain, to store memories. Letter to the Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. Recommended for You Third major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper Beyond the Byline: How telehealth utilization has impacted investor-owned company earnings Sponsored Content View the discussion thread.