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Ohio hospital improves hand-washing compliance, reduces HAIs


  • Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland focused on isolating patients and improving hand hygiene to reduce rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia, sur… Read More

Not all income is subject to ACA tax credit calculations


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Anyone who received a federal tax credit for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act must file a federal income tax return. All income from salary, tips, self-employment, unemployment, a… Read More

FDA: Don't buy dietary supplements for concussions


  • HealthDay News

The FDA is warning consumers that dietary supplements sold online that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions have not been scientifically tested and could be dangerous. The FDA says companies ar… Read More