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Is it really worth it for doctors and nurses to learn to write well? Some medical schools say yes — but their reasons might surprise you.

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This article points out a difficult dilemma, if you close a facility because its not performing well what do you do for patient access? Healthcare is a difficult business, with some barriers to entry, as well as limited supply of particular resources (including physicians, nurses, hospital beds, and/or nursing facilities).

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A moving examination of how doctors choose to die, a big-money Prempro lawsuit, and FDA scrutiny of the HCG diet, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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HIPAA privacy rules often scare health professionals away from blogging and social media. But three nurse-bloggers at BlogWorld LA last week said they can converse online about their careers without fear by following these common-sense guidelines.

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Diet of fruits and vegetables is ultimately cheaper, but Bostonians are hooked on fast, convenient food

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So how can a hospital be judged so deficient by federal inspectors, yet rank among the best in U.S. News & World Report?

It's all in the methodology.

 
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Is Oklahoma headed toward a crisis in access to health care? Health experts say yes — for many reasons. This three-part series examines the problems, how they affect all Oklahomans and what can be done to change the situation.

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Can you change healthcare in just 28 hours? Can a team of programmers save lives and change the world? Check out their worthy attempts from the Health 2.0 Code-a-thon.

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What makes or keeps us healthy often has nothing to do with what happens in our doctor's office or a hospital. Angila Griffin made this discovery a few months ago when a community health worker stopped by to check on her kids, who have asthma. Jean Figaro came armed with vinegar and baking soda. They're cleaning products, he explained.

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Lori McComas Chaffins spent a decade battling an addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs before she decided to change her life.

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