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Alberta father accused in son’s death says boy wasn’t sick enough to worry about

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A father accused in his son’s death has taken the stand in a southern Alberta courtroom where the man and his wife are accused of failing to get medical attention for the toddler. David Stephan and his wife, Collet, are charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life to 19-month-old Ezekiel,… Read More »

Heightened drug price scrutiny not likely to hurt insurers much, Fitch says

Dive Brief: Healthcare companies are expected to remain relatively stable despite heightened scrutiny from policymakers, according to a new Fitch Ratings report released Thursday. Insurers are likely to simply pass the costs onto employers that fund much of healthcare if pressured for more price transparency, the analysts predicted. “Until a clear consensus for legislative change… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »