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Twins' personality shines after surgery

Bhutanese twins who underwent separation surgery in Melbourne are enjoying their new independence but still want to be close to each other, according to their nurses. Previously conjoined sisters Nima and Dawa were successfully separated at the Royal Children’s Hospital last week. Nurse coordinator Kellie Smith said the pair were a delight to look after… Read More »

Argue much? Hugs might help avoid bad moods after disagreements

(Reuters Health) – People who get hugs are less likely to experience a bad mood after a disagreement than those who don’t receive this kind of affection, a small study suggests. While close personal touch and meaningful social interactions with other people have long been linked to better physical and mental health, much of this… Read More »

After provider uproar, CMS steps back from major E/M revamp

Dive Brief: CMS has finalized the Physician Fee Schedule for 2019, pushing back a controversial flattening of E/M codes to 2021 after a backlash from providers and physicians. The rule also cuts some E/M documentation requirements and removes duplicative notation requirements. New payments for a number of telehealth services, including prolonged preventative services, virtual check-ins… Read More »