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Health officials approve life-extending pill for patients with aggressive form of lung cancer

Life-extending pill is APPROVED for patients with aggressive form of lung cancer in dramatic NHS U-turn after drug firm lowered its prices Dacomitinib may help 1,500 people with a non-small-cell lung cancer every year It extends life by a further seven months compared to drugs already on the NHS A confidential discount was offered by… Read More »

Alabama doctors want patients to know they’re still providing abortions

“For as long as we are able, we will continue to provide the full range of women’s health care,” Dr. Yashica Robinson, medical director at the Alabama Women’s Center in Huntsville, told reporters Friday, two days after the state’s Republican governor signed a law that could subject doctors who perform the procedure to 10 to… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »