Public Health in the News (3/24/19 – 3/30/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief

Global

  • The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has surpassed 1,000 cases and is now the second-deadliest outbreak in history.

National

  • 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

  • Northwestern Medicine study shows that noninvasive imaging can predict risk of heart transplant rejection in place of biopsies.
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