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09/15/2014 – 9:10 AM |

By HANNAH DREIER
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.

Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of …

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Questions About Obamacare Abortion Coverage

09/16/2014 – 8:05 AM |

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed …

Are ACOs Solution or Piece of Healthcare Fad Diet?

09/15/2014 – 9:57 AM |
healthcare

By RON HOWRIGON
It’s no secret that the healthcare system in this country needs to go on a diet when it comes to costs. Currently, healthcare …

Texas Asks Court to Allow Closure of Most Abortion Clinics

09/13/2014 – 7:30 AM |
texas abortion

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas asked a federal appeals court Friday to allow the state to immediately enforce a law requiring all abortion …

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 …

New Cancer Care Payment Model Benefits Doctors and Patients

09/11/2014 – 8:35 AM |
cancer costs

By Anju Sikka, M.D.
A new study shows that changing the way insurers pay for cancer care can lower costs by 34 percent without affecting the …

Meet The New Boss of Healthcare.gov

08/26/2014 – 8:54 PM |
healthcare.gov

By Jeff Cohen, WNPR and Diane Webber
Kevin Counihan, the head of Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace, will be the new CEO of healthcare.gov, the website that 36 states use …