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Suicide risk rises in year following cancer diagnosis

(Reuters Health) – Although cancer survival rates have greatly improved in recent decades, a diagnosis with certain types of cancer can still be upsetting enough to increase a patient’s risk of suicide, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 4.6 million cancer patients, including 1,585 people who died by suicide within one… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: US healthcare spending rises to $3.5 trillion in 2017…drug spending stays almost flat

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ US healthcare spending rises to $ 3.5 trillion in 2017. That equals out to about $ 10,739 per person, according to an annual report released… Read More »