How gallows humor helps nurses function; South American tribe has antibiotic resistance genes;

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> The discovery of antibiotic resistance genes in members of a South American tribe never exposed to antibiotics suggests the human body may have been able to resist such drugs long before they were used against illness, according to an announcement from Washington University. Announcement

> Jokes about, and even at the expense of, dying patients may be a necessary coping mechanism for nurses, argues the Washington Post. Article

> CEOs who run marathons tend to have more valuable companies, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Article

Health Payer News

> Employer-sponsored health plans remain strong five years into the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest health benefits report from the ADP Research Institute. Article

> Payers made several product and partnership announcements at the Health Information and Management System Society's annual conference in Chicago. Here's a sampling of payer news from HIMSS15. Article

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