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CMS star ratings found lacking in some areas, especially risk, study finds

A leading quality rating for the nation’s hospitals appears not to adequately account for the risks of undergoing certain procedures at certain hospitals, particularly joint replacement surgery, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery. The ultimate finding is that the overall hospital quality star ratings program from the Centers for… Read More »

Medical News Today: Snoring can worsen heart function, especially in women

Both snoring and obstructive sleep apnea could lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in women, according to a new study. A recent study unlocks the health issues linked to snoring. “Snoring” refers to a sleeping pattern in which a person breathes while emitting a snorting or grunting sound. The National Sleep Foundation suggest that… Read More »