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Feds Will Release Hospital Mistake Data Again After Outcry From Researchers, Patients

Feds Will Release Hospital Mistake Data Again After Outcry From Researchers, Patients
After public outcry, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has again made information on hospital mistakes public. They had quietly stopped providing information last month, but researchers and patients would have none of it.
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Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going
Federal funding for research on gun violence has been restricted for nearly two decades. President Obama urged Congress to allocate $10 million for new research after the Newtown school shooting. But House Republicans say they won't approve it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's budget still lists zero dollars for research on gun violence prevention. One of the researchers who lost funding in the political battle over studying firearms was Dr. Garen Wintemute, one of only a dozen researchers across the country who have continued to focus full-time on firearms violence.
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Lois Beckett
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UK Scientists Grow Body Parts from Stem Cells

UK Scientists Grow Body Parts from Stem Cells
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells. While only a handful of patients have received the British lab-made organs so far— including tear ducts, blood vessels and windpipes — researchers hope they will soon be able to transplant more types of body parts into patients, including what would be the world's first nose made partly from stem cells.
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Maria Cheng
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Business as Unusual: Half of Non-Profit News Sites Need Help With Their Books

Business as Unusual: Half of Non-Profit News Sites Need Help With Their Books
According to the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of non-profit news organizations say that their greatest need comes in business, marketing or fundraising, compared to 39 percent who cited reporting or editing help. Nearly two-thirds of the groups said it was a major challenge to find enough time to focus on the business aspects of their operations.
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The AP
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