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  • Unaffordable care in Bel Air

    Unaffordable care in Bel Air
    I am 59 years old, have been a practicing family physician for 30 years and I can't wait to pay my new health care premium for 2015. This past year, I paid $680 a month for my wife and me with a $5,400 deductible. With the Affordable Care Act, in 2015,...
  • Find funds to fix care for needy kids

    Find funds to fix care for needy kids
    Florida health officials are failing in their role as stand-in parents for our most vulnerable children. Three weeks ago, a state judge ruled that the Department of Children and Families is violating federal law by routinely failing to provide mental...
  • Boy's illness confounds doctors

    Boy's illness confounds doctors
    Jason and Jasmine DeMatteis were desperate when they flew to Cincinnati in search of a diagnosis for their 18-month-old son, Jude. Because the Cincinnati Children's Hospital is out of their HMO health plan's network, the cost of Jude's work-up would...
  • Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups

    Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups
    Californians wanting to check up on doctors have new ratings from Consumer Reports on more than 170 physician groups statewide. The scores released this week are intended to help consumers see how different medical offices stack up on providing care and...
  • Medical transcriptionist: Patient cases are 'always interesting'

    When picking a career, Barbara McHugh was interested in entering the medical field, but she didn't want to be around blood. She found a good fit in medical transcription. The 57-year-old works as a medical transcriptionist at Hinsdale Hospital. Her job...
  • Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose

    Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose
    An urgent care slated to open its doors in Montrose within the next few months will be the nearest such medical facility to residents living in the foothill communities. Adventist Health will operate the urgent care at 1975 Verdugo Blvd., where four or...
  • Even with Obamacare, patients will turn to the ER

    To the editor: Given the nation's aging population and physician shortages, emergency visits will continue to increase despite Obamacare. ("Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux,'" Jan. 1) In addition, as millions of...
  • Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia

    Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia
    The Medical Society of Virginia called Thursday for state regulations to streamline the pre-authorization process for prescription drugs, setting up a potential legislative fight with the insurance industry. Matt Mansell, the group's director of...
  • Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win

    Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win
    Lawsuits aimed at eviscerating the Affordable Care Act have been lining up in federal courts like airliners on America's taxiways. Most are frivolous or partisan or both, and some have already been tossed. The Supreme Court on Friday will ponder whether...
  • Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital

    Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital
    State health officials hope to curb overdose deaths by using hospital data to target patients who have been admitted for previous overdoses but survived. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced plans Monday to offer rehab services and...
  • Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor

     Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor
    It's difficult for Cherise Felters to talk about that day in early September when her youngest child came out of surgery. Felters stood in a room at Rush University Medical Center, consoling her son, who at the sight of his little sister began to cry....