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  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses

    New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses
    William Smith's disease has grim milestones. At 2, the Gambrills triplet known as Mick couldn't walk or talk as well as his siblings. In kindergarten, he started losing language and motor skills. At 12, he needed a wheelchair and a feeding tube....
  • Nurse Sues St. Francis, Claims She Lost Job After Saving Patient's Life

     Nurse Sues St. Francis, Claims She Lost Job After Saving Patient's Life
    A nurse who worked at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center for more than 30 years is suing the hospital for $2.5 million, claiming she was forced to give up her job in 2012 for "exceeding the scope" of her authority when she tried to save a patient's...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
  • Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word

    I know that a lack of health coverage can be scary and devastating. Throughout my years as a doctor, I've seen patients with heartbreaking cases, not because I didn't have the technology to care for them, but because they lacked health insurance and...
  • Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug

    Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug
    An Akron physician is leading a national clinical trial with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer...
  • Medi-Cal struggles to provide services to ever-growing clientele

    Medi-Cal struggles to provide services to ever-growing clientele
    Alisha Gutierrez, whose email address refers to her as the "tooth fairy," has spent years connecting developmentally disabled patients with specialized dental care. But when a Santa Rosa man needed a root canal on a troubled molar earlier this year, the...
  • Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs

    Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs
    United For Care has responded to Amendment 2's newly-announced opponent, the Florida Medical Association, by claiming that many Florida doctors and nurses support medical marijuana and the association's primary concern is "premature." The FMA, which...
  • Use simple steps to reduce health care costs in retirement

    Q: I saw the report that 65-year-old couples will need more than $200,000 for health care costs during retirement. Why is the amount so steep, and what can I do to lower these costs? A: Fidelity's annual retiree health care cost estimate found that...
  • VA whistle-blowers complain of 'retaliation' at troubled agency

    Veterans Affairs workers who complained to supervisors about quality of care, time-card fraud, mismanagement and excessive spending told lawmakers Tuesday that they faced a "culture of retaliation" that discouraged whistle-blowing in the long-troubled...
  • Following doctor's orders can be tough even for a doctor

    Six months before my children had wisdom teeth surgery, I met with their surgeon and was given verbal and written instructions as well as a video on pre-operative preparations. It included necessary information for administration of the children's...