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  • Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win

    Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win
    Lawsuits aimed at eviscerating the Affordable Care Act have been lining up in federal courts like airliners on America's taxiways. Most are frivolous or partisan or both, and some have already been tossed. The Supreme Court on Friday will ponder whether...
  • Wait times at Hampton VA have worsened in recent years

    Wait times at Hampton VA have worsened in recent years
    Wait times at the Hampton VA Medical Center — reportedly among the longest in the country — have been getting worse, not better, over the last five years, according to documents obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act....
  • Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients

    Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients
    A West Palm Beach hospital where an unidentified juvenile masqueraded as a doctor denied that the juvenile had any contact with patients. According to a statement from St. Mary's Medical Center, employees were alerted to the juvenile's behavior on Jan....
  • Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants

    Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants
    Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance. "It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
  • Emergency and urgent care are not the same thing

    It’s important for the public to understand the differences between “urgent care” and “emergency care.” Urgent care centers are options for common medical problems like minor illnesses and injuries. They are not substitutes...
  • Consumer Reports: The upside-downside of outpatient surgery

    The death of Joan Rivers last fall after a common procedure to examine her digestive tract has sparked concern about outpatient surgical centers, according to Consumer Reports. Would the comedian be alive today if she had been treated in a hospital?...
  • Online services help patients avoid the hassles of ER waits, calling for doctor appointments

    It's like OpenTable for medical appointments. No waiting weeks to see a dermatologist. No sitting for hours in the emergency room. No frantic calls to find a family doctor with openings. Online services such as ZocDoc and InQuicker are enabling patients...
  • Find funds to fix care for needy kids

    Find funds to fix care for needy kids
    Florida health officials are failing in their role as stand-in parents for our most vulnerable children. Three weeks ago, a state judge ruled that the Department of Children and Families is violating federal law by routinely failing to provide mental...
  • Analysis: Doctors may shun patients after Medicaid compensation cuts

    WASHINGTON Starting this month, many doctors who were likely to expand basic medical care offered to low-income Americans a goal of the 2010 health care law could see Medicaid fees drop an average of almost 43 percent. The development could make the...
  • New Medicaid enrollees are younger and fitter, but many need addiction treatment

    WASHINGTON Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of low-income adults last year became eligible for Medicaid and subsidized health insurance for the first time. Now states face a huge challenge: how to deal with an onslaught of able-bodied, 18- to 64-...
  • Surgical technologists: Operating room staff work closely as a team

    Jeanie Moran changed careers after she fell in love with surgery. Moran worked in marketing for several years before eventually becoming a medical sales representative. Then, after taking a few years off to focus on her family, she decided it was time...