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April 14, 2014 – 4:36 am |

By Jordan Rau
Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient …

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Major Advance For Diabetics Who Self-Monitor Blood Glucose

April 14, 2014 – 4:27 am |
Diabetes

By Avner Gal
Type 2 diabetes currently afflicts more than 371 million people worldwide, according to the International Diabetes Federation, and the number of people diagnosed …

WHO Endorses Outrageously Expensive Hep-C Drugs

April 9, 2014 – 3:16 pm |
drugs

By Richard Knox
Authors of the first-ever global hep-C guidelines went big Tuesday, advocating for worldwide use of two of the most expensive specialty drugs in the world.
The new …

Obamacare Loophole May Find Doctors Paying Their Patients’ Bills

March 21, 2014 – 3:09 pm |
Doctor money

By Roni Caryn Rabin
Doctors groups fear their members won’t get paid because of an unusual 90-day grace period for government-subsidized health plans and are urging physicians …

Half of Americans Believe in Medical Conspiracy Theories

March 20, 2014 – 8:44 pm |
vaccinate medical conspiracy

By Brad Broker
Astronauts landing on the moon, the Holocaust, Seinfeld’s ‘magic loogie’ version of the assassination of John F. Kennedy.  What do all of these …

The White House Battle of Doctors vs. Guns

March 18, 2014 – 6:51 pm |
Doctor Guns

By Alan Lyndon
It appears as though guns will prove to be more powerful than the President of the United States in the battle for the …

Fitness Tracker Recalled Due to Allergic Contact Dermatitis

February 24, 2014 – 3:30 am |
Fitbit

Last October, Fitbit received a rash of rave reviews for its latest wrist-worn fitness tracker – the Fitbit Force.  This week, Fitbit recalled the Force …