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  • Surgery People
    Doctors use ‘innovative’ coding to slip high-priced services into patient bills
    Dr. Ian Malcolm, the gibbering mathematician played by Jeff Goldblum in the 1993 film “Jurassic Park,” is arguably best known for his oft-quoted line: “Life finds a way.” The line, uttered ominously to the team of...
  • New regulations for Medicare and the raising of your premiums (Video)
    New regulations for Medicare and the raising of your premiums (Video)
    The Health and Human Services Department released over the Fourth of July holidays, the latest batch of new Obama care regulations. The new release consists of 1300 pages of new regulations, which according to Mike Huckabee, former New York Lt....
  • HiredMD
    Healthcare HR solution: HiredMD for physician recruitment
    While the physician shortage is very real -- the ability to find the right candidate for your healthcare facility has just gotten easier and more efficient. HiredMD.com just launched and is expected to revolutionize physician recruiting through a...
  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks about Obamacare and the ongoing tensions in Ukraine at the White House April 17, 2014, in Washington.
    Study finds doctors do not support health care quality change
    The majority of clinicians and physicians are averse to changes in practice or in the institution that they work in that would improve the quality of care delivered by the practitioner and the institution. This is the conclusion of a study of 25...
  • Why more doctors contribute to Democrats
    Why more doctors contribute to Democrats
    A Politico story today says that more doctors are contributing to Democrats. Why would they do that? Observing conditions in the emergency room and in the doctor’s office, take note that there is more certainty and stability resulting from...
  • Doctors are becoming less inclined in taking more Medicaid patients
    Doctors are becoming less inclined in taking more Medicaid patients
    News that doctors are increasingly not accepting new Medicaid patients, due to Obamacare, was reported on Tuesday by Jerome R. Corsi of WND who cited statements by the Young Leaders Program at the Heritage Foundation based on a survey conducted by...
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    Patient sues doctor for making fun during surgery
    A patient who was undergoing a colonoscopy filed a lawsuit with the Fairfax County Court against doctors he claims defamed him while he was under anesthesia. The patient also claims that the doctors were making fun of him and caused emotional...
  • healthcare
    Practical Playbook connects health projects and health care providers
    On March 5, 2014, the de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched A Practical Playbook: Public Health & Primary Care Together, a new website designed to promote and...
  • The Butler family
    Examiner Exclusive: 13yo injured by HPV vaccine, an American family's struggle
    CHICOPEE, Massachusetts - Crystal and Wayne Butler are going through tough times with their 13-year-olddaughter and, unfortunately, it is not because of the normal teenage phase that parents of teenagers usually have to endure. After one round of...
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    Sharp puts life pictures to the test
    Today, you see everything before you clear. Tomorrow, you might not. Sharp's eye care team gives San Diegans preventive care to keep eyesight the same throughout life.Or, at least clear enough to see.Eye health problems can develop with age....
  • Sesame Street has many Muppet characters.
    Dr. Ruster—New Muppet on the Street
    “Sesame Street,” the renowned children’s television show, has been a leader in the genre of entertainment-education since its launch in 1969. Although the program has remarkably managed to keep some of its original characters...
  • Teens and doctors avoid talking about sexual activity
    Teens and doctors avoid talking about sexual activity
    At a time when sexually transmitted diseases are infecting millions of teenagers it has been reported that doctors don’t bother asking them about their sex life. If a doctor does not bring it up during a physical examination neither does the...
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    Researchers find doctors do not talk to teens about sex enough
    Personal physicians do not talk to teenagers enough about sex and sexual behavior according to research conducted by Dr. Stewart Alexander and colleagues at Duke University Medical Center that was published in the Dec. 30, 2013, issue of the...
  • The Underside of Health Care
    Many patients are disgusted with their doctors attitudes
    Patients know to be careful about complaining too much about their doctors, particularly when dealing with psychiatrists and their associates. Psychiatrists after all will always take the defense that patients who complain about their rude and...
  • Romania and its Healthcare
    Corruption and Romania's healthcare system
    I’ve heard stories from my friends and family about my native country – Romania's – health care system.Recently I’ve witnessed first hand the country’s struggle to reform its public health sector, which has fallen...