▶ A Georgia plastic surgeon who filmed herself singing and dancing while patients were exposed on the operating table is now facing several lawsuits.
▶ New hospital for treatment of eating disorders opens in Atlanta.
▶ Stars & Stripes reports that the Durham (N.C.) VA Medical Center spent more than
$1.3 million on medical supplies that it didn’t need or use.
▶ Clinical trials for new lung cancer treatment at UCLA receives $12 million grant.
▶ A Texas doctor reportedly refused to treat a paraplegic who filed a suit against his son-in-law.
▶ The United Nations has named plastic one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world. For example, as many as 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year.
▶ The U.S. Defense Department’s inspector general has opened an investigation into misconduct allegations against White House physician Ronny Jackson.
▶ Most women diagnosed with early stages of common forms of breast cancer may be able to avoid having to undergo chemotherapy, according to a new study.
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