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  • What cancer patients want and what Medicare covers may differ

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When asked what Medicare should cover for cancer patients in their last months of life, many patients and their caregivers choose benefits the federal insurance does not offer, like home-based long term care and concurrent...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
  • Adult center to host Medicare event

    UnitedHealthcare will hold an event outlining details about Medicare at 2 p.m. Monday at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St. As part of National Medicare Education Week, the event will take place about one month before the...
  • Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties

     Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties
    When Carolyn Rondou needed knee replacement surgery in 2012, she decided to have the procedure done at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, even though there were several hospitals closer to her home in Fullerton. Rondou, a 66-year-old oncology nurse,...
  • Senior centers not 'just for old people'

    Senior centers not 'just for old people'
    There is a recent catch phrase that goes, "60 is the new 40," and a lot of seniors are buying into it. There's a good reason for that. They don't feel like they are 60 years old. Many are still working and have no immediate plans to quit, have active...
  • Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried

    Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried
    Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive several times a week to a dialysis center, Joanna Galeas relies on an increasingly popular at-home alternative to treat her kidney failure. Galeas, a 30-year-old Los Angeles resident, is among tens...
  • Walgreen CFO's departure due to $1 billion forecasting error : WSJ

    Walgreen CFO's departure due to $1 billion forecasting error : WSJ
    (Reuters) - Drugstore retailer Walgreen Co's Chief Financial Officer, Wade Miquelon, and another top executive lost their jobs after a $1 billion forecasting error in the company's Medicare-related business, the Wall Street Journal reported. Walgreen...
  • Already negative governor's race will soon get worse — much worse

    Already negative governor's race will soon get worse — much worse
    The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are using every wart, blemish and wrinkle — real or imagined — to paint a picture of the other guy that's so unflattering even his mother might think twice about voting for him. Propelled...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch

    Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch
    Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.   The district includes...
  • Storms, liberals, and black males: Letters

    Preparing for storms? I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season." In 2004, my husband and I thought we...