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Hospitals face growing active shooter threat

A new Viewpoint article in The Journal of the American Medical Association questions whether the notion of the community hospital as a sanctuary from violence may have become too quaint. The fatal shooting death of a Bost ...

17 hours ago
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Fewer americans burdened by medical bills

(HealthDay)—The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills has declined every year since 2011 and particularly since 2013, a new government report shows.

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Patient perceptions of physician compassion measured

Cancer patients perceived a higher level of compassion and preferred physicians when they provided a more optimistic message in a clinical trial that used videos with doctors portrayed by actors, according to a study published ...

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