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  • Letter: Collateral damage of assisted suicide

    Dan Evans' recent op-ed, “Start the presses: Debating doctor assisted death,”¬†avoids any mention of the serious and permanent collateral damage that accompanies physician-assisted suicide laws. Assisted suicide offers no second chances....
  • New Hampshire subsidy recipients relieved about court ruling

    Diane Munroe was on her way to a doctor's appointment Thursday when she heard the welcome news that she'll be able to keep her health insurance. Munroe is among 30,000 New Hampshire residents who were at risk of losing the tax subsidies they get to...
  • Experts question value of heart tests sold as potential life-savers

    Experts question value of heart tests sold as potential life-savers
    In churches, community centers and businesses around Chicago, two national companies are setting up portable equipment and inviting people to buy cardiovascular tests that they say can help prevent strokes and heart attacks. Life Line Screening, based...
  • Innovative Treatment For Severe Substance Abuse Shows Promise

    A company in Madison is testing an innovative addiction treatment model that approaches severe substance abuse as a chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure. "This is really different and kind of makes sense," Dr. Ellen Edens, a psychiatrist...
  • Hospital homecoming for Australian born prematurely in NYC

    James O'Leary weighed barely over a pound when he was born by surprise, a world away from his home in Australia. His mother was nearly six months pregnant when she went into labor on a vacation that became an anxious four-month sojourn, with James in...
  • Infant Welfare Clinic seeks grant to meet increased needs

    Infant Welfare Clinic seeks grant to meet increased needs
    As the Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society Children's Clinic looks after the area's most needy patients, the clinic still hopes it can offer even more. The clinic is one of three organizations in the running for a $100,000 grant offered by...
  • Old stone cottage in Towson to become health clinic

    In a historic stone cottage in Towson, Dr. Alberto Yataco is taking an innovative approach to affordable health care. Yataco on July 1 will open Get Well Immediate Care, a walk-in health clinic, in the 1920s structure at York and Hillside roads,...
  • Medicare project: House calls for frail seniors cut costs

    The humble house call is being put to the test to see if it can improve care and cut costs for some of Medicare's frailest patients — and new data suggests it can work. Medicare announced Thursday that it saved more than $25 million in the first...
  • Cancer drugs get a new consumer's guide

    Cancer drugs get a new consumer's guide
    In a bid to inject clarity into the fast-moving, high-stakes world of cancer drugs, a task force of cancer doctors announced Monday that it has devised a decision-making aid to help physicians and their patients weigh the pluses and minuses of newly...
  • Health insurance giant Anthem presses for Cigna takeover at $54 billion

    Health insurance giant Anthem presses for Cigna takeover at $54 billion
    Health insurer Anthem Inc. pressed ahead with its pursuit of a $54-billion merger with Cigna Corp. despite a spurned bid and increasing concerns about industry consolidation. Joseph Swedish, Anthem's chief executive, went on the offensive Monday trying...
  • As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment

    As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment
    As Maryland and other states move to make medical marijuana available to patients, former service members are still barred from getting the drug from the Veterans Administration. Marijuana remains in a legally precarious position, even as public...