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CHI Franciscan, Washington state settle suit over alleged antitrust violations in physician group acquisition, partnership agreement

A lawsuit originally filed by the Washington state attorney general against CHI Franciscan, the parent company of Harrison Medical Center, that alleged improper relationships with two local physician groups, has been settled, the system confirmed in a statement. THE IMPACT The settlement came shortly before the case was set to go to trial in the… Read More »

Spanking Is Ineffective and Harmful to Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. The group, which represents about 67,000 doctors, also recommended that pediatricians advise parents against the use of spanking, which it defined as “noninjurious,… Read More »