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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says

    Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says
    Less than three weeks before uninsured Marylanders get their first look at health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act, officials say preparations are on track. The state's health exchange website crashed on its first day last year and tangled...

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...

    Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

    Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds
    Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall for patient care. The UC Berkeley research, published Tuesday in the Journal of the...

    New crisis center opens at Doctors Hospital in Williamsburg

    New crisis center opens at Doctors Hospital in Williamsburg
    Colonial Behavioral Health has opened a behavioral crisis center at Riverside Doctors' Hospital in Williamsburg. The community services board, which serves the mental health needs of residents in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City and York counties, was...