Top five unnecessary tests and treatments for newborns; New medical school campus set to open in Michigan;

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> Researchers identify the top five unnecessary tests and treatments in newborn medicine in an article published online in Pediatrics. Article

> Cook County Health and Hospital System, a two-hospital safety-net system in Chicago, may shut down its inpatient pediatric unit at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in order to invest in services that bring in more patients, Crain's Chicago Business reports. Article

> Michigan State University and Providence Hospital in Southfield announced plans to establish a new medical school campus in Southeast Michigan, according to Crain's Detroit Business. Article

Practice Management News

> Social media has become an integral part of many people's daily lives. A recent post from Harvard Business Review found people younger than 35 spend nearly four hours per day on social media--time which is increasingly spent interacting with brands. And out of all the industries included in Twitter's customer service data, tweets aimed at healthcare organizations grew by the highest percentage (132 percent) between March 2013 and February 2015. Article

> When it comes to giving patients bad news, there is no take-home message about the right way to do so--just acknowledgment that such physician-patient interactions are incredibly complex, Teresa Gilewski, M.D., from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, told Medscape Medical News in response to new research on the topic. Article

And Finally… On the rat side of history. Article

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