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How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, presented by SBEC: What not to watch for in Wednesday night’s debate

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! HEALTHCARE TOPICS NOT TO WATCH FOR: There’s a lot happening in healthcare policy right now. But to judge by the… Read More »

Is it good or bad to delay the menopause? Health experts debate new procedure

From hot flushes to mood swings, the menopause is something that most women dread. So, when a revolutionary new procedure claiming to delay it by up to 20 years was announced, females across the country certainly meno-paused for thought. So far, nine women aged 22 to 36 have had the 30-minute procedure at the Protecting… Read More »

Cosmetic surgeons’ billboard sparks debate over body shaming

A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman has sparked outcry this week for what some residents regarded as body shaming. The billboard, which says “Keeping Our Beaches Beautiful,” is an ad for the cosmetic surgery firm Gabay & Gottlieb. But some critics have asserted that the billboard implies non-“beautiful” people don’t belong on the beach. Some… Read More »