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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 |

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 |

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 …

Match Day Sees All-Time Highs For New Doctors

March 24, 2014 – 3:20 pm |
Match Day

By Brad Broker
Last Friday was Match Day and it was a great year for those medical students being placed into their residency programs of choice.
The …

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 …

Generic Morning After Pill Now Over The Counter For All Ages

March 3, 2014 – 4:50 pm |
Plan B

By Brad Broker
Generic versions of emergency contraceptive drug Plan B One Step can now be sold over the counter - without restrictions – to women of …

Physicians Issue New Guidelines for Child Well-Visits

March 3, 2014 – 1:16 pm |

By Alan Lyndon
Pediatricians and family docs should be aware that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated the Periodicity Schedule for child well-visits.  The new …