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10/01/2014 – 1:39 PM |

By Shefali Luthra

A federal database unveiled Tuesday afternoon details 4.4 million payments from pharmaceutical and medical technology companies to doctors and teaching hospitals, sparking concerns that consumers might …

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Daily After School Activity Improves Kids’ Attention, Cognitive Skills

09/30/2014 – 10:46 AM |

By ALAN LYNDON
If you need a reason to encourage your kids to get outside, here’s a good one: Children who get at least an hour …

When Do You Want To Die?

09/24/2014 – 11:58 AM |
Zeke Emanuel

By BRAD BROKER
When do you want to die? Would you rather pass before illness and age take over your life or do you want to …

Doctors Who Prescribe Hydrocodone Need To Know This

09/23/2014 – 2:14 PM | 2 Comments
hydrocodone

The American Medical Association (AMA) released a new fact sheet to assist physicians in complying with new federal regulations on prescribing hydrocodone and help avoid disruptions in …

Study Shows Lupus Patients Suffer in Silence (Infographic)

09/19/2014 – 3:36 PM | 3 Comments
Raynaud's lupus

The Lupus Foundation of America and Eli Lilly and Company released results from a new survey that sheds light on the lupus journey and the …

This is Why Doctors and Patients Must Discuss End-of-Life Care

09/17/2014 – 4:52 PM |
end of life care

By MATT SEDENSKY
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of …

Doctors, Hospitals Using Too Many Antibiotics

09/11/2014 – 8:56 AM |
antibiotics

By Mike Stobbe
AP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would …