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Hospital merger and acquisition volume in the first quarter was the lowest in nearly a decade

Hospital mergers and acquisitions activity in the first quarter of 2019 was sluggish — so sluggish, in fact, that the number of transactions saw its lowest total since the fourth quarter of 2019. It’s also the first since the third quarter of 2016 that had fewer than 20 announced transactions. All told, there were just… Read More »

First man to sign up for head transplant bows out, but surgeon insists list of volunteers is still ‘quite long’

Having fallen head over heels in love, the first volunteer for a human head/body transplant has pulled out, saying he could not leave his new wife and baby boy for the months that surgery surely would have required. Valery Spiridonov, a 33-year-old Russian computer scientist who suffers from a devastating muscle wasting disease that has… Read More »