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Doctors Slam Recertification Rules As A Waste Of Time

July 21, 2014 – 7:30 pm |
medical education

By Roni Caryn Rabin
Many specialists are balking at what they say are onerous new rules to get recertified, warning the demands will force some physicians out …

Doctors Should Have Formal Education On Human Trafficking

July 21, 2014 – 7:15 pm |
human trafficking

Prostitution, starvation, forced labor, physical abuse — these are the symptoms and effects of human trafficking.  And who is most likely to encounter these victims …

Half Of All Texas Abortion Clinics Close Due To State Law

July 18, 2014 – 5:13 pm |
Texas

By Carrie Feibel, KUHF
In just over the past year, the number of abortion clinics in Texas fell from 41 to 20, and watchdogs say that …

Needs of Vets Should Determine Where They Get Care

July 15, 2014 – 8:11 pm |
veterans

By Mary Agnes Carey
On Capitol Hill, lawmakers resume work this week to resolve differences over legislation aimed at alleviating long wait times for medical care at the Department …

Will Health Reform Bring New Role, Respect To Primary Care Physicians?

July 10, 2014 – 2:30 pm |
Doctors

By Jay Hancock
A few years ago it struck the D.C. region’s biggest medical insurer that the doctors who saw its members most often and knew them …

Proposal To Offer Skimpy, “Copper” Health Insurance Plans

July 2, 2014 – 7:07 pm |
copper

By Michelle Andrews

If you offer it, will they come? Insurers and some U.S. senators have proposed offering cheaper, skimpier “copper” plans on the health insurance marketplaces …