The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday! Ending a week in which I’ve been wondering if we all have been dropped into the first act of a supervillain movie since the …
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There’s been a growing cry for President C.L. Max Nikias to step down after it was revealed USC had known for years about misconduct allegations against the campus’ longtime gynecologist. But, “trustees believe Max Nikias, given the right circumstances, is the right person to lead this institution,” one member said.
Survivors in gun-friendly Texas are keeping their demands moderate in the wake of the mass shooting. Meanwhile, the students are seeking advice and support from those who went through a similar trauma in Florida.
The jury also asked if it was within the court’s power to order a cancer warning label added to the product, but the judge said no.
More and more young women are relying on the technology, but is it effective as contraception? Some experts are skeptical. In other health technology news: the future of artificial intelligence, and a swallow-able sensor to check your digestive health.
“You may as well be a felon when you’re looking for a job,” said Iraq War veteran Kristofer Goldsmith, was was discharged for attempting suicide.
Friends and family are now being held criminally responsible for the deaths. Critics of the tactic say a focus on prosecution misses the point. “It’s kind of like blaming the leaves on the tree, you know?” said Michael Malcolm, whose younger son was charged in the overdose death of his older brother with whom he …
Proponents say they gathered enough signatures to get the measure before voters in November, but officials still have to review them to make sure they’re legitimate. Medicaid news comes out of Virginia, Minnesota and Florida, as well.
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MONTEBELLO, Calif. — Wendy Wan, 31, said American infant formula is advertised in her native China as the most nutritious food for a newborn. “It sounds like it’s premium,” said Wan, who gave birth in early May at Beverly Hospital here. Wan said she was skeptical of the ads and had planned to feed her …
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Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s Stories Sarah Kliff Vox.com @sarahkliff Read Sarah’s Stories Alice Ollstein Talking Points Memo @AliceOllstein Read Alice’s Stories Margot Sanger-Katz The New York Times @sangerkatz Read Margot’s Stories President Donald Trump managed to fulfill — at least in part — two separate campaign promises this week. To the …
Explore The Database Pre$cription For Power Apr 6 Investigating the relationships between patient advocacy groups and Big Pharma Pfizer will pay the government nearly $24 million as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that it funneled money through a foundation resulting in illegal kickbacks. The company is not admitting wrongdoing or liability as part …
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Although research shows that up to 94 percent of children will “grow out” of their transgender identity, advocates say that those studies were flawed in the first place and shouldn’t dictate how doctors care for young children who want to socially transition.