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  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract
    More than 100 of the Whitehall-Coplay School District's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors packed the school board meeting Monday to call for a new contract that would bring them bigger paychecks. Decked out in bright yellow T-...
  • Sonographers help doctors 'see' patients' internal problems

    Alex Gelfand's job at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles involves tons of technology. As a diagnostic medical sonographer, he's trained to use ultrasound to identify -- or rule out -- a...
  • Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked

    Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked
    Looking for some relief from high out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy or your doctor's office? People who help run the Insure the Uninsured Project in Santa Monica say you may not have to look much further than your own health plan. The benefit...
  • Osteopathic medicine meshes with new health-care needs

    Recent reforms in American health care weren't designed with osteopathic medicine in mind. It only seems that way. The emphasis on "patient-centered care" the idea that physicians should follow the wishes and preferences of patients, and treat patients...
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain

    Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain
    Mary Klinefelter's Golden Rule Insurance Co. health plan said it would pay 100 percent of the costs associated with routine physical exams. Just to be sure, the Orland Park resident called Golden Rule on Oct. 1 and asked what constituted a "routine...
  • Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital

    Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital
    Nurses at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System are seeking a 21.5 percent wage increase over three years, a hike hospital administrators said would cost the system $20 million. With the West Side academic medical center and...
  • Missionary who survived Ebola describes ordeal

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. There were times when missionary Nancy Writebol thought she would not survive her Ebola virus infection, the now-cured Charlotte, N.C., woman told reporters in her first public appearance since leaving an Atlanta hospital last month....
  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
  • Family finances: Slash your out-of-pocket health care expenses

    The trick to saving money on health care is learning how to navigate the health care marketplace. Stay in your network. Before you visit a doctor or have a procedure, ask your insurer and the health care provider whether the provider is included in...
  • University of Illinois Hospital nurses vote to authorize strike

    University of Illinois Hospital nurses voted by a wide margin to authorize a strike if their union and the West Side hospital system are unable to come to terms on a new contract by late September. The nurses, members of the Illinois Nurses...