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Which health questions and issues caused a lot of visits to Dr. Google in 2017? (CNN)
The FDA issued a “white paper” updating its review of power morcellators and their potential to spread uterine cancers — but the agency stands by its recommendations made in 2014.
An Indiana fertility specialist received no jail time after pleading guilty to obstruction of justice in connection with allegations that he impregnated two patients with his own sperm. (Fox News)
Wait times for callers seeking to enroll in federally sponsored health insurance programs have grown so long that many are being asked to leave a name and number for callback. (ABC News)
A well-known stock market short-seller is betting against healthcare stocks, warning that “winter is coming” in the wake of GOP tax reform plans. (CNBC)
Clinical labs are overcharging Medicare and, so far, they are getting away with it. (Kaiser Health News)
Reuters reports that Merck KGaA is reviving plans to bring cladribine to the U.S. market as a multiple sclerosis treatment.
Cookbook with a twist: Indian cuisine mixed with Bollywood. (Mother Jones)
An extract of the marijuana plant showed promise as a potential treatment for psychosis. (Reuters)
How a Tennessee mom’s attempt to draw attention to bullying backfired — for her and her 11-year-old son. (CNN)
More celebrities opened up about struggles with mental health issues in 2017. (Buzzfeed)
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