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Despite CMS rule, few hospitals post prices in a coherent fashion, study says

Dive Brief: Despite CMS issuing a new rule requiring hospitals to publish their prices for many services as of Jan. 1, few of the larger institutions are making such data readily available, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers found that fewer than half of the nation’s hospitals had chargemaster data… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

Asian wet markets still ‘filthy’ despite coronavirus pandemic, PETA video shows

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  A shocking graphic video posted on Twitter this week shows conditions in Asian “wet markets” haven’t changed despite a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 307,000 people worldwide. The images, posted by PETA Asia, show pigs, frogs, eels,… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson earnings beat expectations despite legal challenges from opioids and talc

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations, boosted by higher sales of cancer and other prescription drugs, despite multimillion-dollar legal problems from talc and opioids. Here’s what the company reported compared with Wall Street estimates, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv: Adjusted earnings per share: $ 2.12… Read More »

Daniel Craig Kept Up Gruelling Bond Workout Despite Having a Giant Boot on His Injured Foot

An injured ankle isn’t enough to 007. After an accident on the set of Bond 25 left him requiring surgery, actor Daniel Craig bounced back and has already resumed his intense workout in preparation for filming new scenes of the latest instalment in the long-running spy thriller franchise. Craig is required to wear a cumbersome… Read More »