Scripps donates $10M to Tennessee children's hospital; NIH stops work at two manufacturing facilities;

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> East Tennessee Children's Hospital will use a $10 million donation from Scripps Networks Interactive to construct a 245,000 square-foot facility, according to the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Article

> Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a bill declaring pornography a public health hazard, according to Reuters. Article

> The National Institutes of Health has halted work at two facilities that manufacture products given to research subjects due to safety standard violations, according to National Public Radio. Article

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> Healthcare hit the No 1. spot for cyberattacks last year, though no industry was immune from such incidents, according to an IBM cybersecurity report. Article

> While virtual consultations with radiologists were seen as a boon to patient care by referring physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center, the feeling was not exactly mutual for radiologists, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Article

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