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Viewpoints: Stopping Surprise Medical Bills Might Be Easier Than It Looks; Waiting To See Whatever Happens Next In Flint Water Cases

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Hill: Insurers Must Do More To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills At a time of hyper-partisanship, there is one issue around which both Republicans and Democrats have coalesced: protecting health-care patients and ending surprise billing. Since the beginning of the year, the House has… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE

Noroviruses are very contagious and can spread easily from person to person. Stock photo There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE Independent.ie Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in Ireland this week, according to the HSE. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/there-have-been-33-cases-of-the-norovirus-this-week-hse-37681207.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37681209.ece/612e3/AUTOCROP/h342/sick.PNG Email Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in… Read More »

China detects more African swine fever cases in cities already infected

BEIJING (Reuters) – China discovered three more outbreaks of the deadly African swine fever on Thursday in Heilongjiang and Anhui provinces as the highly contagious disease spreads further in cities that have already reported infections. In a statement, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said 29 hogs have died and 54 were infected in… Read More »

Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment. The latest confirmed cases near the town of Mangina in Congo’s North Kivu province bring the total for the current outbreak… Read More »