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  • Medicare information

    CANTERBURY- The Canterbury Public Library presents "Take the Mystery Out of Medicare." A representative from Senior Resources Agency on Aging will explain the paths to Medicare coverage on Monday, Sept. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The event is free but...
  • 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,...
  • Politics is a dirty game

    It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • Republicans consider using reconciliation if they take the Senate

    WASHINGTON Republicans are beginning to focus on what they could accomplish through budget reconciliation next year if the GOP takes control of the Senate. They could use the filibuster-proof reconciliation process to pass budget-related measures...
  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...