| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:42 AM
United For Care has responded to Amendment 2's newly-announced opponent, the Florida Medical Association, by claiming that many Florida doctors and nurses support medical marijuana and the association's primary concern is "premature."
The FMA, which...
| Jul 31, 2014
Health care may still be costly, but some medical services are free for local employees.
Fort Lauderdale-based Weatherby Healthcare, a company that places physicians and other health care specialists in jobs, opened a free health clinic Wednesday...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When it comes to keeping promises, when all parties are expected to know what's at stake, it's not always about the fine print.
The contract is straightforward: Protect us and defend our Constitution against "all enemies, foreign and domestic." In return...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Advances in health care are not all in operating rooms or laboratories. Technological advances have rapidly changed the face of health care information and how it is used and disseminated. This new field informatics has expanded the nurse's role and...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
The media were buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse Type 2 diabetes.
Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:51 PM
University of Chicago Medicine and Orland Park are moving forward on plans for a new outpatient medical care center in the heart of the village's downtown.
After signing a letter of intent outlining plans to bring a 120,000-square-foot medical...
| Jul 27, 2014
From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations.
He can treat patients in...
| Jul 22, 2014
While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace.
Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...