| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:59 AM
"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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:54 AM
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| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The best way to manage heart health is through diet and exercise and, when necessary, the use of prescription medications. But there are certain heart attack triggers that might surprise you. In general, we think of the four "Es" as follows: exertion,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The Cleveland Clinic will be giving baseline concussion testing to athletes from Crenshaw, Banning, Carson and Westchester this week while using new technology it developed.
It uses an iPad's gyroscope to measure an athlete's balance as part of an...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Who: Paul Papagni is executive director of clinical research at Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale.
Connecting the dots: Papagni saw an opportunity for South Florida because of his experience in legal, compliance and health care at the Cleveland...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report.
The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
The media were buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse Type 2 diabetes.
Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Cleveland and other Rust Belt cities are making a comeback as young people sick of high prices in the big city look for more manageable places to live and cities capitalize on attracting a new generation of employers.
In Cleveland, the news that...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco.
The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A mutant form of a bacterium that lives in soil and thrives in low-oxygen environments appears to be a precise and aggressive killer of malignant tumors as well as an energetic activator of the body's immune system, according to new research.