Notable News for the Week: October 26th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: October 26th, 2018

Cities Try to Tame Health Care Costs

Two Bay Area cities are proposing ballot measures that would limit how much hospitals and doctors can charge for patient care.

New Study Says Organic Foods Ward Off Cancer

Researchers in France found a decrease in cancer occurrence among those who regularly eat organic foods.

People Overestimate Benefits – And Underestimate Risks – of Medical Interventions

A new study shows that people may perceive the benefits of medical intervention as higher than they actually are, and the risks significantly less than they are.

Trump Outlines New Plan to Lower Medicare Drug Prices

New plan is planned to reduce medicare drug prices, bringing costs in line with those of other nations.

Endometriosis Treatments Not One-Size-Fits-All

A new study shows that effectiveness of hormone therapy depends on certain indicators being present.

Palbociclib Said to Improve Survival of Metastatic Breast Cancer

A new study shows that the drug used in combination with standard treatment can improve survival for women with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer.

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