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  • 'Bionic eye' is here: Artificial retina offers new hope for patients facing blindness

    Source: University of Michigan Kellogg Retinal Dystrophy Clinic and Second Sight whatdoctorsknow.com Retina surgeons at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have performed the first -- and second -- surgeries in the United States to implant...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Active surveillance a reasonable approach for men with low-risk prostate cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, 71, was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer last month. He's worried about the side effects of surgery and radiation, so he has instead decided to wait and see if the cancer progresses. His doctor agrees that he doesn't...
  • Beware the rush to help people die

     Beware the rush to help people die
    The Medical Society of New Jersey, the state's largest physicians group, opposed a recently tabled bill for physician-assisted suicide. But it is pushing an alternative that may be just as bad: the Practitioner's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or...
  • Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care

    Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care
    Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross and the HealthCare Partners physician group say a new effort to coordinate care among 55,000 patients helped save $4.7 million. In results released Friday, the two companies said their collaboration, known as an...
  • 10 medical innovations set to reshape patient care this year

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com The Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts -- people who focus on patient care every day -- to offer insights on which medical breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare this year. Here are their...
  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Under certain conditions, you can sign up for health insurance outside open enrollment

    Q: I'm planning to retire later this year, after I turn 62, and I won't have retiree health insurance. Can I sign up for coverage on my state's exchange, even though it will be after the open-enrollment deadline? Also, my income will be much lower after I...
  • Anthem Blue Cross tops Covered California's Obamacare open enrollment

    Anthem Blue Cross tops Covered California's Obamacare open enrollment
    With open enrollment for Obamacare wrapped up, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stayed ahead of the pack in California and widened its lead over rival Blue Shield of California. Anthem signed up 425,058 people through April 15, or 30% of Covered...
  • What doctors know: Spotting pneumonia early can be tricky

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com It's hard to fight something you can't easily detect. Pneumonia is treatable, but spotting the infection early is a challenge. The disease has multiple symptoms that can lead people to think their illness...
  • California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows

    California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows
    Facing a flood of interest, the Covered California exchange plans to prevent some consumers from finishing their Obamacare enrollment so others can start the sign-up process to meet Monday's deadline. Californians were waiting in line for hours Monday...
  • Anthem Blue Cross widens enrollment lead on California's exchange

    Anthem Blue Cross widens enrollment lead on California's exchange
    Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stretched its lead over rival Blue Shield of California in the state's healthcare-coverage exchange, new data show. Anthem signed up 223,630 people through Jan. 31, or 31% of California's exchange market as part of...