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  • Ebola screening trickles down to doctors' offices, care clinics

    Ebola screening trickles down to doctors' offices, care clinics
    Efforts to screen for possible cases of Ebola are moving from airports and hospitals to doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics. While the chance of a widespread outbreak in the United States is considered extremely unlikely, patients making...
  • Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove

    Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove
    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...
  • Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46

    Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46
    Proposition 46 is the pupu platter of ballot measures, proposing major changes in three laws related to patient safety. One provision would more than quadruple the cap on “pain and suffering” awards in medical malpractice cases, raising it...
  • New add-on charges appearing on medical bills

    New add-on charges appearing on medical bills
    Has anyone else encountered those pesky add-on charges that have emerged for doctor's visits? A facilities fee here; a "medical diagnosis" co-pay for a visit to get your eyes checked (that's in addition to the vision insurance co-pay); and a hospital...
  • David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare

    David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare
    Washington, D.C., is suffering from a severe sickness that needs to be cured for America to move forward toward prosperity. The economy is stagnant, the federal government is bloated, health care has been ripped out of the hands of physicians and placed...
  • Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?

    Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?
    When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance. Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...
  • America's epidemic of fear over Ebola

    America's epidemic  of fear over Ebola
    It's unfashionable to express sympathy for politicians these days, but spare an ounce of charity for all those officeholders trying to come up with reassuring responses to the terrifying — but so far, exaggerated — problem of Ebola in the...
  • Sorting through misleading ads for the real Proposition 45

    Sorting through misleading ads for the real Proposition 45
    Would the real Proposition 45 please stand up? One of the main arguments advanced by the commercials aired and the torrent of mailers sent by the No on 45 campaign is that the measure would place healthcare in the hands of a single corruptible...
  • What Prop. 46 would fix

    For haters of junk mail, Proposition 46 may be this election season's biggest nuisance. Groups supporting and opposing 46 have spared no expense in stuffing voters' mailboxes. Among other provisions, the measure would reset California's cap on noneconomic...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...