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NIH to cut research grants, services due to sequestration

The National Institutes of Health will award about 700 fewer competitive research grants this year than last year and slash other services to deal with budget cuts mandated by sequestration, according to a report released Monday night by the federal medical research agency.

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State takes big step toward more pain care

Hospital representatives and patient advocacy groups are celebrating what they say is the first step in making high-quality palliative care programs — which create specialized treatment plans for patients with serious illnesses — accessible to all Marylanders.

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Study: Hospitals short on transparency

Research at Johns Hopkins suggests that if hospitals would show physicians the price of some diagnostic laboratory tests at the time the tests are ordered, doctors would order substantially fewer of them or search for lower-priced alternatives.

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Study: No quick savings from workplace wellness

WASHINGTON — Your boss wants you to eat your broccoli, hit the treadmill and pledge you’ll never puff on a cigarette. But a new study raises doubts that those workplace wellness programs companies are rushing to adopt actually do save ...

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