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  • New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical

    New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical
    "Tort reform," which is usually billed as the answer to "frivolous malpractice lawsuits," has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades.  The notion has lived on despite copious evidence that that the so-called...
  • Woman gets Broward's first adult heart transplant

    Woman gets Broward's first adult heart transplant
    Marina Alix's gravely ill heart was on the verge of giving up, but a team of doctors at Memorial Regional Hospital didn't. When a donor came through, they gave her a new chance at life through a healthy heart transplant. "She was fortunate to receive...
  • Kidney patients know little about transplant benefits

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, the vast majority of kidney failure patients told researchers they saw no need for a kidney transplant because they were doing fine on dialysis – but the researchers say these patients might not realize...
  • Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon

    Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon
    She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine. "It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Amateur Astronomers Association, 6 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-7443. Artist Talk: The Runway Through the Lens, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling Road. Free. Call 954-...
  • Cleveland Clinic to issue rare century bond

    (Reuters) - Cleveland Clinic plans to issue a rare century bond on Thursday, marking a first from the not-for-profit healthcare sector and one of few such debt issues in the U.S. municipal market. Cleveland Clinic, which specializes in cancer and...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 N. Fig Tree Lane. Free. Call 954-797-2145. College Application Workshop, 6 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Healthy Eating:...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Bricks and Books, 4 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at...
  • Osteopathic medicine meshes with new health-care needs

    Recent reforms in American health care weren't designed with osteopathic medicine in mind. It only seems that way. The emphasis on "patient-centered care" the idea that physicians should follow the wishes and preferences of patients, and treat patients...
  • Dangerous head injury may go unnoticed

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com Generally, people have believed if a hit to the head didn't cause a concussion, there was no brain injury, either. Now, physicians are learning that even hard hits that don't cause concussions -- called...
  • Diets work, but the brand doesn’t matter

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to diet programs, brand names don't make much difference, according to a new review. Low-carb or low-fat diets resulted in the most weight loss, but despite a difference of a few pounds between groups, all...