Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Today's Headlines is prepared daily to help keep you informed about news affecting women's health care and ob-gyn. This brief is derived from the four major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. Please note that the WSJ requires a paid subscription to access articles.
The New York Times
"Study Finds Most With HIV Don’t Take Medicine"
A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 840,000 of the 1.2 million people infected with HIV in 2011 were not consistently taking drugs that suppress the virus...Read more.
"New Frontier for Ebola"
Editorial: At least six people have died from Ebola in Mali already, and the country’s health officials, aided by American and international advisers, are racing to find, test, and isolate, if necessary, hundreds of people exposed to an infected cleric who died in Mali last month after traveling there from Guinea...Read more.
The Washington Post
"Triclosan, Found in Antibacterial Soap and Other Products, Causes Cancer in Mice"
Long-term exposure to triclosan—an antibacterial ingredient found in some soap, toothpaste, and other common household products—may lead to liver cancer in mice, according to a new study...Read more.
"Personalized Vaccines, Next Frontier in Cancer Treatment, to Begin Clinical Trial"
In one of the first trials of personalized vaccines for cancer, the European-funded Glioma Actively Personalized Vaccine Consortium (GAPVAC) is about to launch a Phase 1 clinical trial for patients with glioblastoma, the most aggressive of brain cancers...Read more.
"Open Enrollment? Time to Watch What's Happening to Your Health Plan at Work"
Rising costs, a looming tax on rich benefit packages, and the idea that people should buy medical treatment the way they shop for cellphones have made many workplace plans very different for 2015...Read more.
"Costs of Responding to Ebola Adding Up"
Treating an Ebola patient at US hospitals costs $25,000 to $50,000 a day. While some hospitals say they will absorb that cost themselves, others are looking to Washington to reimburse them for expenses not covered by insurance...Read more.
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