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  • 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...
  • Health plans shrinking choice of providers

    When it comes to health insurance, a growing number of patients are confronting a trade-off. An insurer cannot drop you or charge higher premiums if you get sick. That's good news. But in return, you're likely to find that available health plans impose...
  • Rest is the best medicine for young athletes

    Rest is the best medicine for young athletes
    Sports injuries from repetitive motion and overuse are on the rise among young athletes. Dr. Jason Smith, director of Riverside Sports Medicine in Newport News, counsels parents to let their children try multiple sports, to take at least a couple of...
  • Start at the top

    President Barack Obama has called it "our sacred honor" to provide health care to our military veterans, but it is an obligation we have failed to uphold. The Department of Veterans Affairs is a broken agency where chronic mismanagement has impeded the...
  • Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

    No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Medical debt is a major factor in the filing of consumer bankruptcies. And it often invades your life when you least expect it. But you can take steps to keep your medical...
  • Transparency in medical ratings improves care for all patients

    Whether you're buying a home, deciding where you'd like to go to dinner, or selecting a doctor — information is key. That's certainly what we believe as medical professionals and what we believe collectively here at Orlando Health. Over the years,...
  • Milwaukee doctor can't find a successor for abortion clinic

    MILWAUKEE Physician Dennis Christensen wants to retire. But he can't, the 71-year-old says, because no one wants to take over his Milwaukee abortion clinic, a condition he set for himself for retirement. Christensen and his professional partner,...
  • Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...
  • Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text

     Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text
    Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off. "It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...
  • Medical Homes Improve Quality, Lower Costs, But Challenges Remain

    The use of nationally certified medical homes to coordinate the care of Connecticut's Medicaid patients has led to improved quality, a 2 percent cut in per person costs, and a 32 percent increase in the number of participating providers during an 18-month...
  • READER SUBMITTED: UConn Health Fertility Center Receives Aetna Excellence Recognition

    The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services has been designated an Aetna Institute of Excellence Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to...