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07/28/2014 – 1:53 PM |

By Brad Broker
“The federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana.”
That’s the official opinion of The New York Times, which published on Sunday the first …

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

07/10/2014 – 2:30 PM |

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 …

The Latest In Medical Convenience: ER Appointments

07/03/2014 – 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

07/02/2014 – 7:07 PM |

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’

07/01/2014 – 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

07/01/2014 – 2:06 PM |

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”

06/30/2014 – 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 …