Fresh from the Lab

A new rule from the US Department of Health and Human Services requires that clinical labs allow patients access to their lab results without going through the ordering physician, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The rule modifies aspects of both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, and aims to give patients more control over their health.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.