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  • Judge asks for evidence, not emotion, in abortion case arguments

    AUSTIN, Texas After hearing four days of testimony on a regulation that promises to close most Texas abortion clinics in 31/2 weeks, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel added one more day by scheduling closing arguments for next week. Yeakel said he wants...
  • Not enough primary-care doctors? Try Missouri's prescription.

    Not enough primary-care doctors? Try Missouri's prescription.
    Everyone agrees that the United States does not have enough primary-care physicians. There are huge swaths of the nation, especially rural and inner-city areas, that lack any primary-care physicians. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates...
  • Online medical records may soon become a reality in California

    Online medical records may soon become a reality in California
    Nearly a quarter of all Californians could soon have their medical histories accessible to doctors and emergency rooms all over the state with just a few strokes on the keyboard. Two of the state's largest insurers are launching perhaps the biggest...
  • Lawmakers' costly plan to fix Veterans Affairs is temporary, or not

    When it passed legislation to fix the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, Congress managed to do two things lawmakers have often vowed to avoid: create a new benefit program and fail to pay for it. The $16.3-billion measure, which President Obama...
  • State: St. Luke's staff not properly trained to monitor man who jumped to death from hospital window

    The St. Luke's University Hospital security guard assigned to keep constant watch on a trauma patient who jumped out of a sixth-floor hospital window to his death in June had not been fully trained in monitoring patients, a state Department of Health...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word

    I know that a lack of health coverage can be scary and devastating. Throughout my years as a doctor, I've seen patients with heartbreaking cases, not because I didn't have the technology to care for them, but because they lacked health insurance and...
  • Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'

    Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'
    For the nearly 2,200 people shot last year in Chicago, getting to a trauma center within minutes was often their best hope of not becoming one of the city's 415 homicide victims. But how fast they received trauma care depended on where in Chicago they...
  • Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims

    Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims
    Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy. The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
  • Samuel Miranda Jr.: Good Shepherd's pediatric unit reaches milestone

    When children need special inpatient care, families turn to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit. Such was the case with baby Johnny, who weighed 1 pound, 11 ounces when he was born at only 27 weeks. After five months in an area neonatal...
  • Use simple steps to reduce health care costs in retirement

    Q: I saw the report that 65-year-old couples will need more than $200,000 for health care costs during retirement. Why is the amount so steep, and what can I do to lower these costs? A: Fidelity's annual retiree health care cost estimate found that...