Healthcare Roundup: Top Headlines April 30-May 4
Doctors remove 132-pound tumor from woman’s ovary
The headline really says it all, but what you may not know is this is operation took five hours and 25 hospital staff members to finally remove. Wow. Read the full details here.
If your life is in danger, that expensive Apple Watch might be a good investment after all
The smartwatch took the credit for saving lives last month after sending alerts to users to immediately seek medical attention after detecting signs of a kidney failure and an erupted ulcer.
Mental health treatment is one of the biggest issues facing U.S. healthcare, but in these states it might be a bit easier to address
U.S News released their list of the top 10 states with the best mental health, based on CDC data collected in 2016. See the rankings here.
Planned Parenthood is fighting back against Trump administration changes to Title X
The organization is suing against these changes, arguing that they will put the health of millions of low-income patients at risk. Read the full NPR report here.
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