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What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Chair today, gone tomorrow: Hospital’s mystery of the missing wheelchairs

RARE FIND: Bathurst Base Hospital registered nurse Melanie Lund and general manager Cathy Marshall with one of the hospital’s few remaining wheelchairs. STAFF at Bathurst Base Hospital are being forced to hide wheelchairs after a spate of thefts in recent months has left them short of supplies. Bathurst Base Hospital general manager Cathy Marshall ordered six new… Read More »