Death Is Anything but a Dying Business as Private Equity Cashes In

Non-public fairness companies are investing in well being care from cradle to grave, and in that latter class fairly actually. A small however rising proportion of the funeral residence trade…

Shift in Child Hospice Care Is a Lifeline for Parents Seeking a Measure of Comfort and Hope

POMONA, Calif. — Whenever you first meet 17-month-old Aaron Martinez, it’s not apparent that one thing is catastrophically mistaken. What you see is an attractive little boy with clean, lustrous…

Buy and Bust: After Platinum Health Took Control of Noble Sites, All Hospital Workers Were Fired

The information, under Noble Health letterhead, arrived at 5:05 p.m. on a Friday, with the topic line: “Urgent Notice.” Audrain Group Hospital, Paul Huemann’s office of 32 years, was letting…

Médicos se apresuran a usar fallo de la Corte Suprema para liberarse de cargos por opioides

El physician Nelson Onaro admitió el verano pasado que había escrito recetas ilegales, aunque dijo que solo pensaba en sus pacientes. Desde una pequeña clínica en Oklahoma, repartió cientos de…

Covid Still Kills, but the Demographics of Its Victims Are Shifting

As California settles into a 3rd yr of pandemic, covid-19 continues to pose a severe menace of demise. However the variety of individuals dying — and the demographics of these…

Formula May Be Right for Infants, but Experts Warn That Toddlers Don’t Need It

Formulation for toddlers are a burgeoning enterprise in the USA: Gross sales of the drinks greater than doubled in recent times as firms satisfied dad and mom that their little…

Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

The previous decade has witnessed a speedy enlargement of genetic assessments, together with new devices to tell sufferers who’ve been identified with breast most cancers in regards to the threat…

Texas, Battling Teen Pregnancy, Recasts Sex Education Standards

DALLAS — J.R. Chester obtained pregnant the summer season earlier than her senior 12 months of highschool. A vibrant pupil with good grades, she gave delivery, graduated, and was pregnant…

Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia

In the course of the previous decade, a rising physique of analysis has proven that air air pollution harms older adults’ brains, contributing to cognitive decline and dementia. What hasn’t…

Centene to Pay $166 Million to Texas in Medicaid Drug Pricing Settlement

Medical insurance big Centene Corp. has agreed to pay $165.6 million to Texas to resolve claims that it overcharged the state’s Medicaid program for pharmacy companies. It’s the largest recognized…