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Mayo Clinic announces $5 billion expansion of Minnesota campus

The Mayo Clinic has announced a $5 billion expansion plan that includes new buildings designed so they can evolve and expand as patient needs change over the coming decades Learn More


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Ransomware attack prompts multistate hospital chain to divert some emergency room patients elsewhere

A ransomware attack has prompted a health care chain with operations in six states to divert patients from at least some of its emergency rooms to other hospitals More »


British inquiry finds serious failings at hospitals where worker had sex with more than 100 corpses

A British government-ordered inquiry says it found serious failings at hospitals where an electrician who was later convicted of murder was able to have sex with more than 100 corpses over 15 years without being detected More »


France to ban smoking on beaches as it seeks to avoid 75,000 tobacco-related deaths per year

France's government plans to ban smoking on all beaches, in public parks, forests and some other public areas More »


Trump says he will renew efforts to replace 'Obamacare' if he wins a second term

Former President Donald Trump says he wants to reopen the contentious fight over the Affordable Care Act More »


China says a surge in respiratory illnesses is caused by flu and other known pathogens

China’s health ministry says a surge in respiratory illnesses across the country that has drawn the attention of the World Health Organization is caused by the flu and other known pathogens and not by a novel virus More »


South Africa, Colombia and others are fighting drugmakers over access to TB and HIV drugs

In a series of moves experts say signal a shift in how developing countries deal with pharmaceuticals, South Africa, Colombia and others have recently adopted a more combative approach towards drugmakers, pushing back on policies that deny treatment to millions of people with tuberculosis and HIV More »


Ohio voters just passed abortion protections. When and how they take effect is before the courts

Ohio’s new constitutional protections for abortion access and other reproductive rights take effect Dec. 7, a month after voters resoundingly passed them More »


UN confirms sexual spread of mpox in Congo for the 1st time as country sees a record outbreak

The World Health Organization said it has confirmed sexual transmission of mpox in Congo for the first time as the country experiences its biggest-ever outbreak More »


FDA expands cantaloupe recall after salmonella infections double in a week

The number of people sickened by salmonella from cut and whole cantaloupes has more than doubled in a week More »


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