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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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Routine Blood Test May Detect Cancer

April 7, 2014 – 3:16 pm |

A routine, but highly sensitive, blood test may be able to detect cancer.  Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine have found a way to …

Obamacare ‘Here To Stay’ As Enrollment Exceeds 7 Million

April 2, 2014 – 3:12 pm |

By Mary Agnes Carey
The Obama administration took a victory lap Tuesday as enrollment through the health law’s exchanges topped 7 million, a goal previously thought untouchable …

What Does National Doctors’ Day Mean To You?

March 27, 2014 – 2:28 pm |

First observed in 1933, and formally designated in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, National Doctors’ Day commemorates the date – March 30, 1842 – on which …

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 …

Half of Americans Believe in Medical Conspiracy Theories

March 20, 2014 – 8:44 pm |
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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 …

Doctor Says ADHD Does Not Exist

March 17, 2014 – 6:41 pm |

By Brad Broker
Even on a slow day, there’s probably news about ADHD.  Today, there are dozens of media reports regarding the use of stimulants in …