Tag Archives: Lost

Can you restore your lost hearing?

Hearing loss affects millions of Americans. Its impact is often downplayed in our society, but living with hearing loss can be frustrating and affect your quality of life in unexpected ways. Everyday activities—listening to the TV, making phone calls, chatting with friends—suddenly become exhausting as you spend more and more time trying to figure out what… Read More »

Dad’s fingers lost in industrial blender accident, replaced with toes

Father gets fingers replaced with toes after losing them in industrial blender accident Medical Mysteries and Marvels: Jeremy Payton was the victim of a horrible industrial accident that left him without the fingers on his right hand. Years later, he heard about an operation in which surgeons could replace some of his fingers with his… Read More »

AHA argues nonprofit hospitals more than make up for lost tax revenue

Dive Brief: Federal tax revenue foregone in 2016 because of the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals totaled $ 9 billion, but those hospitals spent more than 10 times that amount in providing community benefits, according to the American Hospital Association. In a report released Wednesday, AHA said nonprofit hospitals spent nearly $ 44 billion in… Read More »

Haven, the health venture led by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan, just lost its No. 2 exec

Jack Stoddard Source: BusinessWire Haven, the health joint venture formed last year by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan, has lost Chief Operating Officer Jack Stoddard just nine months into his new role. Stoddard, who was most recently general manger for digital health at Comcast, confirmed to CNBC on Thursday that he departed Haven for… Read More »

deadly germs, Lost cures: In a Poor Kenyan Community, Cheap Antibiotics Fuel Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections

NAIROBI, Kenya — Four days after her toddler’s health took a turn for the worse, his tiny body racked by fever, diarrhea and vomiting, Sharon Mbone decided it was time to try yet another medicine. With no money to see a doctor, she carried him to the local pharmacy stall, a corrugated shack near her… Read More »