MS may see number of uninsured rise; Western PA hospitals cut jobs;

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> Mississippi, perhaps the state most hostile to the Affordable Care Act, may also be the only one to see its number of uninsured go up under the law, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> Hospitals in western Pennsylvania cut more than 1,800 jobs between July 2013 and June of this year, in response to continued cuts in reimbursement, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Article

> Although the Affordable Care Act has been widely embraced in some parts of Nevada, many new enrollees have problems finding providers, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

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> Isolating the sickest Ebola patients in the first few days they display symptoms may be key to containing the spread of the virus, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Article

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> January is only a few months away but Cleveland Clinic is already looking to the New Year with this week's release of its list of top medical innovations for 2015. Article

And Finally... Amputee patient has foot reattached--backwards. Article


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