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Hospitals made $21B on Wall Street last year, but are patients seeing those profits?

The booming stock market has been good for ordinary Americans with retirement accounts, and it also has enriched another class of investors to an extent some find problematic: Some medical economists say that nonprofit hospitals are using lucrative Wall Street portfolios to fatten their bottom lines rather than lower what patients pay for health care. […]


Testing for Fentanyl

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brown University unveil new research about a low-cost, simple test strip to detect fentanyl. Fentanyl has overtaken heroin and cocaine as the driving force behind the epidemic of deaths from opioid overdoses. Susan Sherman is mentioned.