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Things That Were Supposed to Cure My Acne and What They Actually Did – The New Yorker

The cure: Tea-tree-oil spot treatmentThe result: No noticeable difference except that the scent seemed to trigger my roommate Beth’s chronic migraines. In our two years of living together, I’ve never seen her puke with that kind of trajectory. The cure: Coconut oil as moisturizerThe result: Horrible rash. I had to use the last of Beth’s… Read More »

How are hospitals supposed to reduce readmissions? Part III

By KIP SULLIVAN, JD The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and other proponents of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) justified their support for the HRRP with the claim that research had already demonstrated how hospitals could reduce readmissions for all Medicare fee-for-service patients, not just for groups of carefully selected patients. In this three-part… Read More »