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Family Tragedy Has Mindy Kaling Speaking Out on Pancreatic Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 — When actor, writer and producer Mindy Kaling’s mom was fighting pancreatic cancer, it was the biggest struggle the family had ever experienced. Swati Chokalingam, a Boston-area obstetrician/gynecologist and Kaling’s mom, died in 2012 after getting a stage 4 diagnosis eight months earlier. Now Kaling is raising awareness for the Pancreatic […]

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People die when hospital bed shortages force patients out

(HealthDay)—When patients are pushed out of the hospital after hip surgery to make room for others, the odds of dying increase, according to a recent study from Norway. When beds are in short supply, patients are forced out, researchers say. Fridays, the day before holidays and times when hospitals are overbooked are prime times for […]