Breakthroughs in Understanding the Human Body

What is our number one killer? No, its not terrorists or airplane crashes. It's cardiovascular disease! Thankfully some progress has been made recently. A team from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania successfully used stem cells to create human heart tissue in a petri dish that began to contract. This is a huge step forward towards … Continue reading Breakthroughs in Understanding the Human Body

Healthcare Consolidation

The healthcare market is consolidating! Community Health Systems offered to acquire Health Management Associates. Combined this would make the largest company from the amount of hospitals perspective and second largest from a revenue standpoint. So why the consolidation? Recent government regulations have put increased burden on healthcare operators. Obama has been a proponent for these … Continue reading Healthcare Consolidation