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  • Hospital dietitian profile: Good nutrition is key to recovery after lung transplant

    Rachael Dunn says she's always had an appreciation for food. "I always had a love and respect for it," says Dunn, a clinical dietitian at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood since 2011. "As a kid, I always loved trying the funny-looking thing...
  • Counseling before and after weight-loss surgery can be a big help

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I decided to have bariatric surgery, but was told that I first need to go through counseling. What will those sessions involve, and would counseling really improve my chances of the surgery being successful? ANSWER: Before you have...
  • Expansion of urgent care clinics part of an effort to reduce emergency room visits

    Expansion of urgent care clinics part of an effort to reduce emergency room visits
    A new urgent care clinic and an expanded one have opened within a month of each other in Glendale, and it’s no coincidence. They are part of a push to cut down on the number of costly trips to local emergency rooms. Glendale Adventist Center...
  • Walgreens, insurers push expansion of virtual doctor visits

    Millions of people will be able to see a doctor on their smartphones or laptops for everyday ailments once the nation's largest drugstore chain and two major insurers expand a budding push into virtual health care. Walgreens said Wednesday that it will...
  • Arizona's Medicaid program cancels 5 percent provider cuts

    Arizona's Medicaid program has canceled a planned 5 percent cut in payments to hospitals, doctors and other medical professionals after they objected and lower than expected insurance costs gave the program leeway to avoid the cuts. The decision came...
  • NC House Republicans stick to same Medicaid overhaul plan

    House Republican leaders are sticking to their previous model for overhauling Medicaid, moving legislation through a committee Wednesday that places the responsibility of cost controls in the hands of doctor and hospital networks. The measure is nearly...
  • South Korea says its deadly MERS outbreak may have peaked

    South Korea believes its MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government's belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed nine people and infected...
  • Changes in health care kill intimacy: My Word

    Changes in health care kill intimacy: My Word
    I read with great interest Charles Krauthammer's columns the past two Sundays on why doctors quit. I am a nurse practitioner who recently left the medical field due to the reasons he discussed. In my opinion, Krauthammer's assertions are correct. I am...
  • School Mental Health Programs See Increased Use In Connecticut

    School Mental Health Programs See Increased Use In Connecticut
    More Connecticut students are seeking help at school-based health clinics, as more students become aware of the services, counselors say. The problems for which they are seeking help range from bullying to family issues to anxiety. As the national...
  • Customer didn't care for bill from ExpressCare

    When William Gruen's daughter sprained her ankle last year, he made it a point to take her to ExpressCare in South Whitehall Township. He could have gone to a hospital emergency room, but didn't believe that was appropriate because her life wasn't in...
  • Health care workers improve their craft — through literature

    Health care workers improve their craft — through literature
    Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds. She wasn't...