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Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Appeals court to weigh Obamacare as case looms over 2020 healthcare debate – Washington Examiner

Obamacare faces a three-judge panel Tuesday in New Orleans that will weigh whether the healthcare law is unconstitutional and should be struck down. The timing of the case means that a decision from the court, and a potential appeal to the Supreme Court after that, could bring Obamacare’s future to the center of political debate… Read More »

Acadia Healthcare to pay $17 million in settlement of Medicare fraud case

Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center in West Virginia West Virginia-based Acadia Healthcare, along with subsidiary CRC Health, has agreed to dole out $ 17 million to settle accusations of fraud, representing the largest fraud-related settlement in the history of the state, according to a settlement agreement released this week. CRC Health had been accused of collecting… Read More »