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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Geneva animal clinic gets preliminary OK from aldermen

    Geneva animal clinic gets preliminary OK from aldermen
    Dogs and cats will be taking the place of washing machines and stoves, under a new business proposed for a vacant storefront on Randall Road. Dan Markwalder, a veterinarian and owner of Animal Care Clinic, wants to lease the space at 1881 S. Randall...
  • Emory hospital isolation ward staff more than ready for Ebola patients

    There is no cure for the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa, and it kills most of those it infects. But when Bruce Ribner got the call that two Americans stricken with Ebola were headed to his hospital, he did not hesitate. "I said, 'Hey, we've been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Vaccination clinics The Anne Arundel County Health Department will provide free vaccine to students entering the seventh grade to meet the new Maryland state requirements for 2014-2015 school year. The clinics will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the...
  • Obamacare law funds studies on better health care

     Obamacare law funds studies on better health care
    On a recent afternoon, Dr. Evan Lyon of the University of Chicago Hospitals wrapped his stethoscope around his neck, packed a blood pressure cuff and a pulse oxygen meter into his backpack, and set off to see a patient. Katie White, the patient, was not...
  • Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs

    Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs
    United For Care has responded to Amendment 2's newly-announced opponent, the Florida Medical Association, by claiming that many Florida doctors and nurses support medical marijuana and the association's primary concern is "premature." The FMA, which...
  • Megan McArdle: Welcome to Wal-Mart. The doctor will see you now

    As its retail business matures into slower growth, Wal-Mart Stores wants to disrupt another mass market: health care. The company is piloting what it hopes will be a broad network of primary-care clinics. The company already has urgent-care clinics in...