Awesome healthcare roundup: lower costs, better quality

Health Beat has a terrific roundup of health care new: Physicians and hospital leaders in Cedar Rapids began by counting how many CAT scans they were doing, only to find that in just one year 52,000 scans were done in a community of 300,000 people. “I was embarrassed for us,” confides Jim Levett, a cardiac […]

Dallas police officer Robert Powell is a jackass (and probably racist)

From the Dallas Morning News: Jackass “officer” pulls his gun during a traffic stop, then takes 13 minutes to write a ticket. Oh yeah, Moats’ mother-in-law died while he waited for the ticket to be written. Kunkle said Officer Robert Powell has been placed on paid administrative leave in connection with an incident last week […]