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According to a new study published in PLoS One, a simple blood test may be the best predictor for 5-year mortality, CNN News reports. Researchers followed more than 17,000 people between the ages of 18 and 103 to determine causes of death a prospective study. When blood samples from the subjects were...
CBS News reports on a new study in Anticancer Research that has found that supplementing a cancer treatment regiment with vitamin D may help better a woman’s chance of surviving breast cancer. Researchers studied more than 4.400 women with breast cancer and analyzed the amount of 25-hydroxyvitamin D,...

Shift in Physician Employment

Hospitals vs. Private Practices. Who Wins?

A new op-ed piece from The New York Times discusses the implications of the shift in physician employment following the passing of the Affordable Care Act, which has presented “new financial incentives intended to curb costs and increase profits may mean that doctors get paid more for doing less,...