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Food Companies Fear Bird Flu May Cause Egg Shortages
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2015, 12:30 pm
The flu is forcing farmers to kill more than 38 million infected birds, 33 million of which are laying hens.
Well: Living With Cancer: Patients on Our Own
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2015, 9:28 am
Great medical care doesn’t matter if doctors and hospitals fail to adequately advise and care for patients once they leave the hospital, writes Susan Gubar in Living with Cancer.
Well: Documenting My Patients’ Next of Kin
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2015, 7:06 am
What if a patient dies and nobody is there to mourn? Is it like a tree falling soundlessly in the forest?
CVS Health Agrees to Buy Omnicare in $12.7 Billion Deal
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2015, 5:03 am
The deal is expected to expand CVS’s prescription drugs business for long-term care facilities as it seeks to capitalize on the aging U.S. population.
$1.6 Billion Is Offered to Hospitals in Florida
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2015, 4:51 am
The Obama administration said it could authorize a total of $1.6 billion this year and next to reimburse Florida hospitals for treating the uninsured, potentially easing the state’s budget impasse.