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AHIP wants more oversight over consolidation of hospitals and physicians

A major cause of rising healthcare costs is vertical consolidation among providers, the America’s Health Insurance Plans told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee by statement. When more and more of a region’s doctors and medical experts work for the same hospital or health system, the price for services provided by the acquired physicians increase by an… Read More »

Over 160,000 pounds of E. coli contaminated ground beef recalled, 177 people reported ill

An E. coli outbreak has resulted in a recall of 160,000 pounds of ground beef after 177 people have become sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the recall on Friday (April 26), stating the reported cases of E. coli related illness have been recorded across 10 states. Of those cases, 21 have… Read More »

How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »