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  • 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...
  • Claros and El Chaar: Is weight-loss surgery the shortcut cure for diabetes?

    The media were buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse Type 2 diabetes. Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer...
  • 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...
  • Patients find fewer doctors, hospitals to choose from

    ATLANTA The cancer had already spread to her abdomen by the time Beth Brock managed to escape from her health insurance nightmare. The Woodstock business owner learned last fall her insurance didn't meet the Affordable Care Act's new standards, so she...
  • 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,...
  • US Supreme Court rejects Wisconsin appeal over abortion law

    MILWAUKEE The nation's highest court on Monday turned down Wisconsin's bid to reinstate a state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, leaving the rule blocked for now amid an ongoing legal challenge. The U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Doctors Embrace Old School Values In Retainer-based Medicine

    Doctors Embrace Old School Values In Retainer-based Medicine
    Like poodle skirts and the Studebaker, the days when doctors made house calls seem like throwbacks to a different era. It's hard to imagine in today's fast-paced health care system that there was ever a time when you could call your own doctors for help...