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  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

     House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate
    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure...
  • U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors

    U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors
    — For the 28,000 Pennsylvania doctors who treat Medicare patients, Thursday's vote by the U.S. House of Representatives brought a sigh of relief. The overwhelmingly bipartisan proposal would end a series of financial cliffs for the health care...
  • USC-Verdugo Hills nurses vote on possible strike

    USC-Verdugo Hills nurses vote on possible strike
    Feeling thwarted in recent contract negotiations with administrators, nurses at USC-Verdugo Hill Hospital asked those among their ranks Thursday to vote on whether they’d be willing to go on strike. Staff members representing the California...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...
  • Frustrated vets pack VA town hall meeting

    Frustrated vets pack VA town hall meeting
    CROWN POINT — Veterans from across Northwest Indiana and Illinois packed a small conference room at the Adam Benjamin Jr. VA Outpatient Clinic on Wednesday to heap both complaints and praise on their health care provider. Nearly 50 veterans were...
  • Millions of adults skip medications, primarily due to their high cost

    Harvard Health Blog Medications can do wonderful things, from fighting infection to preventing stroke and warding off depression -- but they don't work if you don't take them. Some people don't take their medications as prescribed because they forget, or...
  • Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier

    Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier
    As a staff member in Rush University's respiratory therapy program, Jonathan Brady Scott is keenly aware of the value of his work. "What matters if you can't breathe?" he said. "Nothing at all." Director of clinical education and an assistant professor...
  • Implanted device helps monitor heart failure

    Implanted device helps monitor heart failure
    Local hospitals are starting to use a new dime-sized sensor that is implanted in patients with heart failure and allows data to be transmitted to doctors. The sensor measures the pressure in a pulmonary artery, which sends blood from the heart to the...
  • Jameis Winston excels during throwing drills at NFL Scouting Combine

    Jameis Winston excels during throwing drills at NFL Scouting Combine
    Jameis Winston smiled and laughed. He stared stoically at times. He even broke out the tomahawk chop at one point. FSU’s quarterback was entertaining, as usual, during throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. But more...
  • Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

    Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy
    Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town. It was a routine Monday...
  • Digital medicine has its own pitfalls

    The younger doctors have been doing it this way their entire lives. The older ones don't want to do it at all and the middle-aged ones will be forced to change. What am I talking about? It's the advancing wave of of electronic medical records. Digital...