Anne McTiernan, lead study author and a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, says the findings suggest "there is no level of alcohol use that is completely safe in terms of breast cancer."
After ransomware struck Erie County Medical Center last month, the system had to go low-tech for weeks—but thanks to a well-practiced response plan, ECMC ensured patient data were not compromised, kept key departments in operation, and avoided paying the hackers' ransom demands, Henry Davis reports for the Buffalo News.
Observers say the approval represents a major step in treating cancer with a precision medicine approach, which centers on determining courses of treatment based on genetic biomarkers rather than specific types of cancer.
MetroHealth is tapping a growing trend throughout the country by opening 12- and 16-bed "micro-hospitals" in their existing EDs in Cleveland Heights and Parma, Lydia Coutré writes for Crain's Cleveland Business.
Teaching hospitals on average have a lower 30-day mortality rate for Medicare beneficiaries than community hospitals, challenging some insurers' belief that teaching hospitals charge more for care without providing better results, according to a new study in JAMA.