By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief
- The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has surpassed 1,000 cases and is now the second-deadliest outbreak in history.
- The FDA proposed a new rule for breast cancer screenings that would require doctors to inform women with dense breasts about the potential inaccuracies of mammogram results.
- Purdue Pharma and its owners have agreed to pay $270 million to the state of Oklahoma in a lawsuit regarding OxyContin.
- Northwestern Medicine study shows that noninvasive imaging can predict risk of heart transplant rejection in place of biopsies.