Seniors want more online health info; Proportion of blindness varies geographically;

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> Most seniors favor increased access to online health information, according to a new survey from Accenture. Survey

> A medical board revoked the license of a doctor at a short-staffed veteran's hospital in Topeka, Kan., the Associated Press reports. Article

> The proportion of blindness and vision impairment as a result of cataract and macular generation varies geographically, according to a new study published in The Lancet Global Health. Abstract

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>  Fifteen states have each submitted fewer than 100 mental health records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, used when conducting investigations of potential gun buyers, according to a new report published by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition. Article

> At a Nov. 19 hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, four technology experts--including two university representatives--all testified that they thought HealthCare.gov was not a secure website. Article

And finally… That must be some electric bill. Article


 

 

 

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