Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

  1. Ohio hospital gives wrong patient a kidney, employees placed on leave Fox News

An Ohio hospital placed two employees on leave after admitting the wrong patient received a kidney transplant.

  1. US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year The Detroit News

Difficulties in obtaining treatment and isolation led to a soaring amount of overdose deaths.

  1. Cleveland Clinic won’t carry controversial Alzheimer’s drug Fox News

After a review of Biogen’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug, the Cleveland Clinic has decided not to carry the drug.

  1. ‘Neuroprosthesis’ restores words to man with paralysis ScienceDaily

Researchers have developed a speech neuroprosthesis that enabled a paralyzed man to communicate by translating signals from his brain to text on a screen.

  1. J&J recalls 5 sunscreen products after finding carcinogen Becker’s Hospital Review

A recall of four Neutrogena and one Aveeno sunscreen products was issued by Johnson & Johnson.

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