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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 »

Testicular cancer: Five main symptoms of the disease not to ignore according to new study

A new study, commissioned by health experts at Livi, the online GP service, has found that surprising numbers of men are not checking themselves for testicular cancer, despite it becoming increasingly common, with an increase of 24 percent since the 1990s. The survey also revealed which signs of the cancer men are most likely to recognise, with over… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccines 94% effective among health care workers in real-world conditions: CDC study

A new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday is the latest to show real-world evidence of the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines that were developed with mRNA technology.  The study, which is based on health care personnel at 33 sites across 25 states, found that a single dose… Read More »