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  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas

    Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it will expand its retail health clinics into the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, part of a nationwide push to extend its health care offerings. Walgreen has expanded the clinics into stores in five new states over the past...
  • Devices slice time, distance for patients via 'telemedicine'

    PITTSBURGH Concerned about a growth on his face, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., resident, Robert Johnston could have made an appointment with the dermatologist already treating him for other reasons. Instead, he snapped photos of himself and the affected area,...
  • Four Things to Know About the Hartford HealthCare-Anthem Dispute

    Connecticut's largest hospital network and largest insurer are in the midst of a contract dispute. It's a type of clash that's become familiar, but it's occurring in a new context, against the backdrop of significant changes in health care: 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...
  • Poorly trained 'assistant physicians' aren't the answer

    To the editor: Can an untrained doctor deliver top-quality primary care after 30 days of supervision in an established practice? I had firsthand experience with partially trained internists while an Army physician during the Vietnam War. I saw some...
  • 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...
  • New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses

    New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses
    William Smith's disease has grim milestones. At 2, the Gambrills triplet known as Mick couldn't walk or talk as well as his siblings. In kindergarten, he started losing language and motor skills. At 12, he needed a wheelchair and a feeding tube....
  • Doctors Embrace Old School Values In Retainer-based Medicine

    Doctors Embrace Old School Values In Retainer-based Medicine
    Like poodle skirts and the Studebaker, the days when doctors made house calls seem like throwbacks to a different era. It's hard to imagine in today's fast-paced health care system that there was ever a time when you could call your own doctors for help...
  • Rest is the best medicine for young athletes

    Rest is the best medicine for young athletes
    Sports injuries from repetitive motion and overuse are on the rise among young athletes. Dr. Jason Smith, director of Riverside Sports Medicine in Newport News, counsels parents to let their children try multiple sports, to take at least a couple of...
  • Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text

     Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text
    Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off. "It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...