Cancer hospital in Columbus hiring hundreds; Regulator warns against common surgical tool;

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> The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, which is set to open its doors Dec.12, will hire 560 employees in its first fiscal year and 440 over the next four years, reports the Columbus Dispatch. Article

> The Food and Drug Administration issued an immediate "black box" warning--the agency's strongest--against laparoscopic power morcellators, which it says shouldn't be used on most women during hysterectomies, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

> An organization called City Health Works in Harlem is trying to bring an African model of healthcare delivery to the U.S. in an attempt to improve how poor neighborhoods address chronic health problems, NPR reports. Article

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> The year 2014 is shaping up to be the most active in healthcare mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in decades, the Associated Press reported. Article

> After years of relatively stable annual price increases, the costs of pharmaceuticals are expected to shoot up nearly 12 percent this year, Kaiser Health News has reported. Article

And Finally... In over your head. Article

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