In U.S. Emergency Rooms, No Waiting in Line for VIPs or Hospital Donors
VIP Health: They actually said that out loud? Doctors surveyed by MSNBC admit they treat VIP patients or big hospital donors in the ER faster than others, although VIPs don't jump ahead of folks with very serious conditions, JoNel Aleccia reports for MSNBC.
Medicare Fraud: A Miami health executive convicted of Medicaid fraud totaling more than $205 million turns out to have lobbied Congress through a trade association he helped start. The association even held fundraisers for lawmakers, Dan Eggen reports for the Washington Post.
Breast Implants: The Transportation Security Administration has apologized for how it treated a mastectomy patient with breast implants after agents refused to allow her a private pat down of her torso.
Doctors are fighting back against misinformation they say is spread by anti-circumcision campaigns, noting that the practice has been shown to protect against sexually transmitted diseases, Ryan Jaslow reports for CBS News.
Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer examine the controversy over whether prostate cancer screening saves lives in the upcoming New York Times Magazine.
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