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Less Competition Among Docs = Higher Medical Costs, Study Says

October 30, 2014 – 3:16 PM |
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TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Competition between medical practices helps keep health care costs lower, a new study finds.
Researchers examined the average prices …

Young People More Likely to Survive Ebola

October 29, 2014 – 10:18 PM |
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By Marilynn Marchione
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Who survives Ebola and why? Health workers treating patients in Sierra Leone, including some who died doing that work, have published the …

U.S. Health Care System Unprepared for Ebola

October 29, 2014 – 3:49 PM |
Ebola U.S.

By Jeff Donn and Garance Burke
ASSOCIATED PRESS 

The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus …

Some Hepatitis C Patients Not Sick Enough To Qualify For Meds

October 28, 2014 – 4:55 PM |
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By Michelle Andrews
KAISER HEALTH NEWS
In the past year, new hepatitis C drugs that promise higher cure rates and fewer side effects have given hope to …

Another Excuse To Eat Chocolate: Improves “Senior Moments”

October 27, 2014 – 4:13 PM |
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As Halloween approaches, so does encouraging news regarding memory loss and chocolate.
A small study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found that natural memory loss occurring …

NYC Quarantines 3 People After Doctor With Ebola Rides Subway

October 24, 2014 – 10:08 AM |
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By Jonathan Lemire
ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City’s first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing …