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Private equity sees billions in eye care as companies target high-profit procedures

Private equity sees billions in eye care as companies target high-profit procedures

[This article by Lauren Weber first appeared in September in Kaiser Health News and in Fortune, republished with permission] Laurent Weber September 19, 2022 ST. LOUIS — Christina Green hoped cataract surgery would clear up her blurred vision, which had worsened after taking medication to fight her breast cancer. But the former English teacher said …

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Texas lawmakers target property taxes, voter fraud and transgender people in new legislation

Texas lawmakers target property taxes, voter fraud and transgender people in new legislation

AUSTIN, TX– Texas lawmakers won’t be in for the new legislative session until January, but they had their first chance to introduce bills on Monday. The video featured above is from a previous report about the Texas House approving a bill targeting transgender student athletes. As of 1 p.m., Texas lawmakers have introduced more than …

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Target COVID-19 catch-up interventions for TB at vulnerable groups, scientists advise

Target COVID-19 catch-up interventions for TB at vulnerable groups, scientists advise

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain According to a new study published in BMC Medicine. Overall, it is estimated that as many as 195,449 children (aged under 15), 1,126,133 adults (aged 15-64) and 235,402 elderly (aged 65 or over) had a missed or delayed diagnosis of tuberculosis in 2020 as a result of disruptions related to COVID-19. …

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'Vulnerable in many ways': Hackers target high-profile addiction and mental health patients in data breach

‘Vulnerable in many ways’: Hackers target high-profile addiction and mental health patients in data breach

Medibank customers are still unsure if any of their personal information was among those leaked onto the dark web by hackers overnight. Key points: The ABC understands that basic information of about 5 million Medibank customers has been published on the dark web A list branded as “naughty” by hackers reportedly includes around 100 people …

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