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Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

Billing information of some 2.65 million people – including Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses – may have been compromised at Atrium Health in a “cyber incident” involving the databases of one of its vendors. WHAT HAPPENEDCharlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium – formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System – was contacted by its billing company,… Read More »

The potentially deadly bacterium that's on everyone's skin

Forget MRSA and E. coli, there’s another bacterium that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance — and it’s present on the skin of every person on the planet. A close relative of MRSA, Staphylococcus epidermidis, is a major cause of life-threatening infections after surgery, but it is often overlooked by clinicians and scientists… Read More »