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The Latest In Medical Convenience: ER Appointments

July 3, 2014 – 5:02 pm |
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By Anna Gorman and Victoria Colliver

Scott Paul knew he needed to head to the emergency room on a recent Sunday after his foot became so painful he couldn’t …

Proposal To Offer Skimpy, “Copper” Health Insurance Plans

July 2, 2014 – 7:07 pm |
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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 …

Pennsylvania Doctors: ‘Parents, Please Immunize Your Child’

July 1, 2014 – 2:48 pm |
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It has become a ritual for Pennsylvania parents preparing their children for the first day of kindergarten – school-required immunizations. Thanks to these required vaccinations, …

Pelvic Exams No Longer Recommended For Well-Woman Visits

July 1, 2014 – 2:06 pm |
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By Jenny Gold

The American College of Physicians announced a major change to their screening guidelines Monday evening: Healthy women should no longer receive pelvic exams during their …

Doctor Group Says Supreme Court’s Birth Control Decision “Has The Potential To Harm Us All”

June 30, 2014 – 9:35 pm |
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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States today served a blow to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act as it ruled that …

MDs With MBAs Become Happy VIPs

June 27, 2014 – 7:54 pm |
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The worlds of medicine and business have been colliding for years.  Now, research has found a significant increase in physicians with MBAs as docs look …