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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eight charged in pill mill probe

    Eight charged in pill mill probe
    When a pharmacy technician asked Lynn Averill why she was prescribing oxycodone and methadone to most of her patients, the former Plantation doctor shouted back, "Because I'm a doctor!" according to a Drug Enforcement Administration agent. Eight...
  • Medical practice embraces patients with limited English-language skills

     Medical practice embraces patients with limited English-language skills
    When Marina Kolovos uprooted her life from Greece to Chicago in the late 1970s, she barely spoke English – and as a result, has almost exclusively seen Greek-speaking doctors ever since. "You can better explain 'it hurts here' or 'it hurts there,'...
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital earns nursing excellence award

     Elmhurst Memorial Hospital earns nursing excellence award
    Magnet status is the equivalent of Olympic gold for nursing excellence, and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital has earned the distinction. Officials, nurses, doctors and other staff heard May 19 that they qualified for the honor, one of only 39 hospitals in...
  • The Doctor Will See You Online; Telemedicine Rankles Some CT Physicians

    The Doctor Will See You Online; Telemedicine Rankles Some CT Physicians
    Let's say it's a Saturday night and you've developed a rash, or you're on vacation in another state and you've started feeling ill. Depending on your health plan, you might be able to get help by opening a computer or turning on your smartphone. The...
  • Cancer trials aim to shore up 'precision medicine's' base of evidence

    Cancer trials aim to shore up 'precision medicine's' base of evidence
    Officials of the National Cancer Institute joined cancer scientists on Monday to announce the launch of three ambitious clinical trials designed to bolster research undergirding President Obama's precision medicine initiative. The national trials are...