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Consumers can now look up any hospital in the nation and quickly see how they rate on a simple five-star quality system.
And when you zero in on Pittsburgh, you will see that none of the area hospitals rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid [CMS] got the top-star rating.
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One out of every 11 organ donors is a person who has died from a drug overdose.
This statistic is according to new government data reported by The Washington Post.
The trend is a combination of rising drug-related deaths and efforts by advocates to spread the message of organ donation to more communities, even marginalized ones, according to the article.
Health The government is trying to hand out more star ratings in the healthcare world, and it’s causing drama.
It seems like everyone is going to college these days. And then more college, just packing on the degrees. But that’s not really the case.
People are becoming more conscientious about the food they eat, but most shoppers are simply looking for meats that are free from antibiotics and hormones and raised in humane conditions. The majority of people aren’t thinking of the amount of water that was used to produce their steaks.
Big Pharma has written more than $30 billion in checks in the last 10 years to resolve government allegations of illegal marketing practices, according to statistics compiled by the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen. Nine drug manufacturers each forked over at least $900 million from 2006 through 2015.
Juvenile justice experts described to a panel of lawmakers Friday the potential dangers pyschotropic medications pose to vulnerable youth.
They didn’t stop at explaining the problem either.
With a dozen lawmakers in one room for the third-annual Children & Youth Disability & Mental Health Summit, they made pleas for additional funding, data collection and transparency.
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