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  • How to stick to a prescription drug regimen

    How to stick to a prescription drug regimen
    Americans have a hard time taking their meds. Prescription drugs get more sophisticated, expensive and even confusing. People commonly forget how many pills to take or don't understand how to schedule them. Some leave pricey drugs to languish at the...
  • Community Digest: Pet vaccination clinic set for May 9 in Beach Park

    Community events around the county. Beach Park Pet vaccines: The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center's Animal Care and Control Program will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon May 9 at Beach Park Mobile Home...
  • U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal

    U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal
    The University of Chicago Medical Center and its 1,550 unionized nurses averted a walkout slated for Thursday by reaching a tentative labor contract late Monday after months of negotiations. With an agreement close, the nurses' union, National Nurses...
  • Family finances: Getting coverage when you need a specialist

    When you're dealing with a medical condition or disease, you want the best treatment you can get without a lot of hassle from your insurer. But if your primary doctor recommends a specialist, your insurer may deny coverage because the doctor isn't in your...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers
    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • S. Fla. doctor sentenced to 2 years in prison, $50,000 fine for hiding $18M from IRS

    S. Fla. doctor sentenced to 2 years in prison, $50,000 fine for hiding $18M from IRS
    A South Florida doctor who admitted he hid $18 million income from the IRS was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday. Dr. Krishna Tripuraneni, 57, settled his tab of more than $11.8 million in taxes, penalties and interest in the months prior...
  • Taxpayers' Costs For Unregulated Drug Prescriptions Explode By 3,000% In Three Years

    Taxpayers' Costs For Unregulated Drug Prescriptions Explode By 3,000% In Three Years
    Unregulated drugs produced by controversial compounding pharmacies are costing Connecticut taxpayers up to $24 million this year in prescription payments on behalf of state employees and retirees, a stunning 3,000 percent increase from their $800,000...
  • Hospital wellness efforts look at innovative ways to drive participation

    Hospital wellness efforts look at innovative ways to drive participation
    Kathy Dominguez, a health information analyst at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, knew it was time to make a change. The Portage resident had been dealing with high cholesterol and high blood pressure for a while when the results of a biomarkers...
  • Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance

    Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance
    Many readers may be familiar with the story last year about a patient who received a bill for $117,000 from a doctor who had assisted in his surgery. This assistant surgeon — totally unknown to the patient — was not in the network of providers...
  • Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health

    Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health
    Recently, Connecticut obstetrician-gynecologists were given an unwelcome surprise — massive cuts in payments for providing obstetric services to the state's Medicaid patients. The goal of these cuts is to slash the cost of the HUSKY program, which...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...