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Hopkins study says risks of robotic surgery rarely mentioned (access required)

Hospitals are pushing robotic surgery even as their websites are filled with unsubstantiated claims and marketing materials provided by the primary manufacturer of the technology, according to new research from Johns Hopkins physicians. A study published Wednesday in the Journal ...

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Study fuels medical malpractice reform arguments (access required)

BOSTON — As lawmakers continue to push a bill that would limit medical malpractice lawsuits, opponents are boosting their criticism of the measure, pointing to a recent study showing that hospital errors occur 10 times more frequently than previously thought. ...

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Report: Red tape cost Maryland $19.5 billion

Red tape and not-in-my-backyard activism were called out Thursday as major impediments to six stalled and troubled energy projects in Maryland that could have had a $19.5 billion economic impact on the state if they had moved forward. The findings ...

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UMBC to study development effect on water quality

BALTIMORE — Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County say they will study how development affects water quality and supply with the help of a federal grant. UMBC is one of eight institutions receiving a total of $5 million ...

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