Notable News for the Week: May 25th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: May 25th, 2018

Some interesting medical news from around the country, the world, and right here in Missouri.

MADD Urges Drivers to Stay Sober, Safe Over Summer: http://www.newstribune.com/news/news/story/2018/may/25/madd-urges-drivers-stay-sober-safe-over-summer/727770/

Memorial Day weekend is here, and MADD is reminding everyone in the state to drive safely.

Studies: Employer Costs Slow as Consumers Use Less Care, Deductibles Soar http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/studies-employer-costs-slow-as-consumers-use-less-care-deductibles/article_3058d1b5-af5a-5d0b-ae69-73fbbb7cb196.html

Employer health care premiums have risen at a lower rate than in previous years, with increases around 3.4% on average.

McCaskill Calls for Federal Investigation of Billing Practices at Missouri Hospital: http://kcur.org/post/mccaskill-calls-federal-investigation-billing-practices-missouri-hospital#stream/0

McCaskill’s call for a federal investigation comes after a highly critical state audit that took place in 2017.

Breast Cancer: A Low-Fat Diet May Improve Survivors Outlook: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321926.php

Study findings report greater overall survival rates.

Scientists Find Cell Types Behind Schizophrenia: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321918.php

Recent study reveals the few cell types behind the disease.

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