Doctors turn to the Internet to learn about rare conditions; Smart patch automatically supplies insulin;

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> Physicians who treat children with rare illnesses and diseases turn to online forums and social media--even though the sources can be unreliable--to learn more about them, according to the Wall Street Journal. That's especially true when it comes to the rarest conditions when there isn't a lot of research available offline. Article

> A new "smart" patch created by researchers at the University of North Carolina and NC State automatically supplies patients suffering from diabetes with insulin, eliminating needle injections, according to an article at The patch detects when blood sugar levels are too high and, using more than 100 tiny needles, injects the patient with insulin. Article

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> The effects of climate change threaten decades of healthcare progress, and health leaders have a responsibility to reduce energy consumption and frame the crisis as a health issue instead of a scientific or political one. Article

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> The American Hospital Association has raised a variety of concerns with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services about the proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule for fiscal 2016, according to AHA News Now. Article

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> If insurers make a drastic change to a plan they sell on a health insurance exchange, they could be shut out of that exchange for five years, according to a new memo from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Article

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