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Health systems diversify to grow their business

Nonprofit health systems are increasingly pursuing new growth opportunities as the ongoing wave of mergers and acquisitions in the sector limit growth prospects in their home markets. But these new growth strategies carry varying degrees of credit risk that could potentially strain health systems’ balance sheets, according to a new report by bond credit rating… Read More »

The dog ate my hearing aid! Surprising ways people lose their hearing aids

Americans spend an average total of 2.5 days every year looking for lost belongings such as remote controls, cellphones, car keys and eyeglasses, one survey indicates.  The biggest reason for hearing aid loss?The family dog uses them as a chew toy,says Audiologist Melissa Danchak. And while two-thirds of us annually spend as much as $ 50 to… Read More »

Harvard study finds cells recall their early development

When cells grow up, they remember their childhoods. A new study has found that adult cells keep a record of which genes were activated during their early development. Even more surprisingly, the memory is retrievable: Under certain lab conditions, cells can play the story of their development in reverse, switching on genes that were active… Read More »