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Drug, Medical Device Firms Paid $3.5B to Doctors

09/30/2014 – 8:07 AM |
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By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals …

Did The Atomic Bomb Explosion Cause Cancer?

09/29/2014 – 5:30 PM |
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By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New …

FDA Tells Doctors To Watch Out For Fake Dugs

09/24/2014 – 2:28 PM | One Comment
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By MATTHEW PERRONE
AP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal …

CVS Partners Up With Doctors and Hospitals

09/24/2014 – 10:58 AM |
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By Shefali Luthra
Neglected to pick up your prescription? Now, there’s a good chance your doctor will know and do something about it, thanks to a slew …

Doctors Who Prescribe Hydrocodone Need To Know This

09/23/2014 – 2:14 PM | 2 Comments
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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 …

Meet The New Boss of Healthcare.gov

08/26/2014 – 8:54 PM |
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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 …