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  • AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics

    AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to stop taking kids to retail-based health clinics, located in grocery stores and pharmacies, sometimes a cost-effective, quick choice for busy moms and dads trying to deal with kids' common ailments, such as ear infections or strep throat.
  • Lawmakers must address prescription drug loophole in workers' comp cases [Letter]

    For the second year in a row the General Assembly did not address the issue of physicians dispensing pharmaceuticals in workers' compensation cases. This practice has expanded significantly over the past five years and it costs employers insured with...

    DeLauro Proposing Bill Offering Patient Protections In Medicare Advantage Rules

    HAMDEN — U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro announced Friday she will introduce legislation to tighten restrictions on insurers that sell Medicare Advantage plans, giving patients more advance notice when insurers change their physician networks. The...

    Making end-of-life choices

    Making end-of-life choices
    An Alzheimer's patient is rushed to the emergency room, where her relatives tell doctors she has swallowed food down the wrong passageway. They insert tubes so she can take in air and fluids. She survives the crisis. But the visit is so invasive that it...

    Medicare shows Illinois' biggest billing doctors

     Medicare shows Illinois' biggest billing doctors
    Dr. Alexander T. Kalk agreed in 2009 to surrender his license to practice medicine in Missouri in lieu of possible disciplinary action by that state. He set out for Texas but didn't stay long, according to public records. By 2011, Kalk had moved to...