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Dallas-based Tenet, other health care stocks fall as Obamacare ruling jolts investors – Dallas News

Across publicly traded hospitals, earnings exposure to the health-care law is as much as 10 percent, Gupte points out. She cautioned that facilities could see a drop in patient volumes and a rise in unpaid bills if people lose their health insurance. Centene and Molina are bearing the brunt of the sell-off in managed care,… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about encephalopathy

Encephalopathy means brain disease, disorder, or damage. The term refers to temporary or permanent conditions that affect the brain’s structure or function. The main symptom of encephalopathy is a change to a person’s mental state. There are different types of encephalopathy, with distinct causes, and encephalopathy can be a complication of another condition. This article… Read More »

Medical News Today: What are neutrophils and what do they do?

Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that helps heal damaged tissues and resolve infections. Neutrophil blood levels increase naturally in response to infections, injuries, and other types of stress. They may decrease in response to severe or chronic infections, drug treatments, and genetic conditions. Neutrophils help prevent infections by blocking, disabling, digesting, or… Read More »