The government shutdown and the opening of the health exchanges…this week’s headlines in a nutshell. Because of these issues you may have missed some of the health care stories, no worries we’ve highlighted some of them below.
According to a New York Times article, medical students at the University of California, San Francisco will be able to receive course credit for editing Wikipedia pages that provide information on diseases.
A link between regularly eating peanut butter and having a lower risk of developing benign breast disease in early adulthood was found by researchers from the Washington University in St. Louis’s School of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. The Huffington Post has more on this. (more…)