Thursday, September 30, 2010

Thursday Morning News Round-Up

The NY Times reports on new rules for medical residents, starting with shorter hours. Hopefully, that means an increase in quality of care.

And here's more on the controversy about the value of mammograms.

WaPo gives us 5 questions to ask the doctor before we agree on tests or treatment.

The LA Times says it's the 9th annual women's health and fitness day. I'll swim and eat my veggies and fruit. What will you do?

And insurers are looking to base provider networks on quality of care. Will this improve health quality or just restrict patients' choices?

HuffPo reports that the House passed a health care plan for first responders at Ground Zero. Finally.

That should keep you busy for a little while!!! Jennifer

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