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Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — There’s a new war raging in health care, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake and thousands of lives in the balance. The battle, pitting drug companies against doctors and patient advocates, is being fought over the unlikeliest of substances: human excrement. The clash is over the future of fecal microbiota… Read More »

SA concerned over ambulance care

Nine patients died last year because of adverse incidents involving the South Australian ambulance service. SA Health Minister Stephen Wade says a review of the service was “incredibly concerning” after it found there was a lack of response by staff to abnormal observations and to clinical risks. The review found some officers had failed to… Read More »

Howard Schultz cites VA bureaucracy as reason not to let government take over healthcare

Potential independent 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz is vowed on Tuesday to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department while taking a dig at Democratic proposals for a government-financed healthcare system. “Now, there are good people in the VA, but there is a level of bureaucracy that is just unbelievable and now we want to turn over… Read More »