New research highlights the role and impact of integrated health systems in U.S.

Health care delivery in the United States is complex and often problematic—it is costly, short on quality, and inequitable. A team of researchers suggest one potential remedy may be found in integrated health systems, a type of organization that has grown significantly in recent years and often includes hospitals, doctors and others. According to the […]

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Seattle police found in contempt for use of less-lethal weapons on protesters

A federal judge has held the Seattle Police Department and the city of Seattle in contempt of court for failing to end the “indiscriminate” use of projectile weapons and chemical irritants on crowds during Black Lives Matter protests. Judge Richard Jones of the Western District of Washington said Seattle police made four “clear violations” of […]

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The gut microbiome in polycystic ovary syndrome and its association with metabolic traits

University of Tartu researchers and their collaborators from Finland and Spain investigated the relationship between the gut microbiome and polycystic ovary syndrome. Their study revealed that women with polycystic ovary syndrome in their late reproductive years have significant microbial changes in the gut related to their metabolic health. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a complex hormonal […]

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A scalper group claimed to secure 1000 Xbox Series X orders – then the retailer cancelled them

Since the launch of both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, stories of scalping groups and extraordinary third-party prices have hit the headlines – and it’s often felt like little has been done to prevent the practice. But today’s scalping story ends somewhat differently, as a group that boasted about securing 1000 Xbox Series […]

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