Federal uncertainty keeps New York’s health care agenda in limbo

City & State

Health care legislation in Albany during the 2018 session will be largely affected by decisions made in Washington.

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Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

Reuters

Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.

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A group of cancer doctors discovered a way to slash the cost expensive pills by up to 75%, but they’ve hit a wall

Albany Times Union

Dr. Mark Ratain, the chief hospital pharmacologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center, has spent the past decade thinking about a different kind of “drug target.”

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New Study Shows Mammogram Frequency Should Depend On Women’s Weight

CBS New York

Mammograms save lives, but how often should a woman have one?

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Oswego County agrees to settlement over health insurance coverage for transgender workers

CNY Central

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that a settlement has been made ensuring transgender Oswego County employees and retirees will have access to essential health care coverage through their employer-provided health plan.

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Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question

NPR

Research investigating a popular form of surgery aimed at easing chronic shoulder pain doesn’t fix the problem, a careful, placebo-controlled study suggests.

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