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A local physician said bodies were “inside, everywhere” in the remains of an Iskenderun hospital that collapsed after a major earthquake struck Turkey on Monday. (Reuters)
In Massachusetts, about 160 patients were evacuated from Brockton Hospital after a 10-alarm fire prompted a massive emergency response. (Boston.com)
The shortage of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications has grown worse, in part due to an unexpected rise in demand. (NBC News)
CVS will expand its primary care clinics with the purchase of Oak Street Health for about $9.5 billion. (Reuters)
The Pill Club, an online women’s pharmacy, reached an $18.3 million Medicaid fraud settlement with California over allegations that included nurse practitioners rubber-stamping birth control prescriptions. (KHN)
Experts called for a clampdown on misleading claims and political influence by the baby formula industry in a series published in The Lancet.
An anesthesiologist accused of spreading meningitis was arrested in Mexico after a surge of local cases led to at least 35 women who died. (Reuters)
Curtailing environmental pollution is crucial to fighting superbugs and anti-microbial resistance, according to a United Nations report.
Commonly used screening questionnaires in electronic health records underidentified patients with housing instability or financial strain. (JAMA)
Another wave of the avian flu that has already wiped out wild bird populations across the U.K. is likely to hit Britain in the spring, ornithologists predicted. (The Guardian)
Texas sued the Biden administration to prevent it from asking pharmacies to fill prescriptions for drugs that could be used to terminate a pregnancy. (Reuters)
Scribes powered by artificial intelligence did not accurately record clinically relevant nuances in medical conversations. (STAT)
Another care facility patient — this one from Port Jefferson, New York — was found alive after being declared dead. (NPR)
Of 376 brains of NFL players studied by Boston University, researchers found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in 345.
A link emerged between early-life concussion and post-career hypertension in a survey of former NFL players. (Circulation)
A measles outbreak in Ohio ended after 85 cases, which mostly occurred in children who weren’t vaccinated; all told, 36 of the kids required hospitalization. (The Hill)
Violations involving suicidal patients may have occurred at Santa Clara County’s main hospital in San Jose, according to The Mercury News.
New weapons detection systems will be installed at Duke University Hospital, Duke Raleigh, and Duke Regional due to rising numbers of violent incidents at hospitals across the country. (CBS17 News)
HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital officials intimidated employees who discussed unionizing, according to a National Labor Relations Board investigation. (Tampa Bay Times)
The Maryland Hospital Association and 60 hospitals and health systems launched a digital marketing campaign to grow the state’s healthcare workforce. (Baltimore Sun)
The Indiana Senate passed a bill that would ban employers from placing physicians under new non-compete agreements. (WBAA Radio)