Top News: #Healthcare

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Should Scrubs Be Worn Only Inside Hospitals?:

Walk around near a hospital, and you’ll see healthcare workers out and about, wearing their scrubs. It’s the colorful, pajama-like uniform donned by anyone from hospital cafeteria employees to nurses and surgeons. Read more


When Patients Kill Doctors: The Horrifying Murder Of Michael Davidson:

In China, doctors live in fear of their patients. They’re stabbed. They’re beaten by crowds. They’re threatened if anything goes wrong — or at least, if the patient thinks something is going wrong. Read more


Brigham and Women’s Hospital Was Ready, Prepared to Respond to Shooting:

The shooting at Brigham and Womens Hospital on Tuesday morning was a cruel reminder of what can — and does — happen more often than we would like to think at our nation’s hospitals. Read morel


182725169The Problem With Treating Pain in America:

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and between 5 to 8 million use opioids for long-term pain management. Data shows the number of prescriptions written for opioids as well opioid overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, highlighting a growing addiction problem in the U.S. Read more



Patients Seek ‘Right to Try’ New Drugs:

Since May, a string of states have passed laws that give critically ill patients the right to try medications that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Read more