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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Doctors order fewer laboratory tests during a patient’s hospital stay if they know how much the tests cost, according to a new study.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Georgia (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday the central bank’s periodic bank stress tests have made the financial system more resilient.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – A Tulsa, Oklahoma, health center on Saturday began drawing blood samples from patients who may have been exposed to viruses at an oral surgery dental clinic that is under investigation.
North Korea carries out its third, most powerful nuclear test in defiance of UN warnings, drawing international condemnation.
Food retailers are ordered to carry out tests on all processed beef products after meat in some Findus lasagnes was found to be up to 100% horsemeat.
* Index recovers after dipping twice below the 6,100 level
Entry tests for teacher trainees are being made more rigorous to raise the quality of teachers in the classroom, the government says.
WASHINGTON DC (Reuters) – A U.S. health panel may soon make HIV testing as standard a practice as checking cholesterol levels, a move that would fundamentally change how the virus is detected and treated.
(Reuters) – Testing electrical activity of the heart using an electrocardiogram is unlikely to help doctors figure out who is at risk of coronary heart disease, according to recommendations from a U.S. government-backed panel.