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  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • VA's acting chief tours Baltimore medical center

    VA's acting chief tours Baltimore medical center
    The acting secretary of veterans affairs said Tuesday that the agency would add more primary care physicians to the Maryland VA Health Care System to help reduce the long waits for veterans seeking appointments with doctors. Acting Secretary Sloan...
  • 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...
  • Rare bone-cement syndrome presents risk in hip replacements

    Rare bone-cement syndrome presents risk in hip replacements
    As the American population ages and longevity increases, surgery to replace creaky knees and hips has become routine — more than a million people every year have a knee or hip replaced. But what happened at St. Luke's University Health Network...
  • Walgreen expands health care focus in Arizona

    Walgreen expands health care focus in Arizona
    Walgreen Co. on Wednesday took another step on its path from retail pharmacy to health care company with a new pact to provide expanded services to patients in Arizona. The Deerfield-based pharmacy chain’s pharmacists and nurse practitioners will...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Want better healthcare? Have doctors make house calls.

     Want better healthcare? Have doctors make house calls.
    I make house calls. Remember those? When a doctor came to your door with a black bag? You might think of this as a quaint vestige of prewar life, or a luxury for the exceptionally wealthy with their concierge doctors. But home care medicine, as it's now...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • MinuteClinic offers walk-up care for basics

    MinuteClinic offers walk-up care for basics
    MinuteClinics are springing up in CVS retail stores at the rate of 150 a year across the country. The first one on the Peninsula opened in Hampton in mid-May and will be followed by additional locations in Newport News and Williamsburg within the month....
  • Anthem's Obamacare rates to increase less than 10% in California

    Anthem's Obamacare rates to increase less than 10% in California
    In the strongest indication yet where Obamacare rates are headed, industry giant Anthem Blue Cross said its California premiums for individual coverage will increase less than 10% on average next year. Health insurance rates in California during the...
  • At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health

    At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health
    He moved to Baltimore to take a job as a property manager, but when the company he worked for collapsed, Ganesh Boodram said, he found himself living in the streets. Homelessness was cruel to the Boston native. He was hit by a car, shattering a...