NY health officials say hospitals likely partly responsible for measles outbreak; KY healthcare watchdog wants CRE superbug cases reported;

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> A new Coalition to Protect America's Health Care television ad features people's reactions to the idea of additional hospital service funding cuts and how they would effect patients, AHA News reported. Article

> Health Watch USA wants Kentucky health officials to require hospitals and other healthcare facilities report cases involving the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae superbug to the state, according to the Courier-Journal. Article

> City officials told CBS New York that New York City hospitals and healthcare facilities were partly to blame for the outbreak of more than 20 confirmed cases of measles. Report

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> Physicians looking to provide better preventive care should assess their patients' personality types, especially when it comes to the influx of younger patients now covered under the Affordable Care Act, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Article

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