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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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WHO Says Cut Sugar Intake to Equal Half Can of Soda Per Day

March 5, 2014 – 11:02 pm |
sugar

By Alan Lyndon
If you use a spoonful of sugar to help medicine go down, you won’t have much more left to eat that day.  The …

U.S. Soldiers Have Mental Health Disorders Prior to Enlisting

March 4, 2014 – 4:14 pm |
Army suicide

By Brad Broker
The leading cause of death among soldiers in the U.S. military is mental illness.  In 2009, suicides by soldiers were the highest seen …

Gender Gap: Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

March 3, 2014 – 10:23 pm |
Doctor Jobs

By Brad Broker
Here’s the scenario: Two physicians; one man, one woman.  Same specialty, same full-time hours, same work responsibilities.  Who does more housework?
Seems like a …

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 |
Pediatrician

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 …

Men Should Stop Taking Vitamin E Now; Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer

March 2, 2014 – 7:26 pm |
Prostate Cancer Vitamin E

By Brad Broker
Forget about taking vitamin E to ward off prostate cancer.  That’s the message from researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle …