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Medical Procedures and Tests (INACTIVE)

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  • Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most medical devices that have been recently approved for use in pediatrics weren't actually tested on kids first, according to a new study. Almost all of the devices had only been tested on people age 18 and older,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Emergency Physicians Make The Difference At Velocity Urgent Care

    Emergency Department physicians John Yaylagul, DO, and Aleksandr Gorenbeyn, MD, FACEP, know firsthand how people feel when they have had an accident or suddenly taken ill. The sick or injured don't want to wait to be evaluated and treated at a hospital....
  • Delray to consider ban on sale of pets from puppy mills

    Delray to consider ban on sale of pets from puppy mills
    Delray Beach is mulling over a puppy problem. Animal-loving residents and city officials want to put a stop to dogs being sold in Delray from so-called puppy mills. But creating a rule against it may have an unintended effect — hurting the city's...
  • Free Orlando health expo sponsored by Consumer Reports aims to empower patients

    Free Orlando health expo sponsored by Consumer Reports aims to empower patients
    Orlando area residents who would like to avoid the most common medication mistakes, to know which screening tests they don’t need, and who want to get the best value for their health-care dollar can learn all that and more at a free Orlando health...
  • Medicare data release reveals doctor payments -- but you'll have to work to make sense of them

    Medicare data release reveals doctor payments -- but you'll have to work to make sense of them
    For the first time in decades, the government has released information on Medicare payments to doctors. However, it takes some work to decipher what the numbers mean. The government noted:  "The new data set has information for over 880,000 distinct...
  • West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts

    West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts
    Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012. The Obama administration is...
  • Testing and protesting

    MIAMI In the name of science, a company called Worldwide Primates imports monkeys from around the globe, providing them to labs across the country researching cures for deadly diseases. In the name of animal rights, an activist group called Smash HLS has...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Stopping Pap smears depends on age and risk

    Q: I'm 71 years old. Do I need Pap tests at my age? A: The early detection and treatment of cervical cancer is a remarkable medical success story. After the introduction of regular screening by Pap smears, cervical cancer rates began to go down...
  • After years of fighting, federal government releases Medicare data

    After years of fighting, federal government releases Medicare data
    It's well known that America's health-care system is the most expensive in the world, and part of the reason for that is a lack of transparency. That is changing Wednesday. After refusing for decades to open the records, the federal government for the...
  • In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart

    In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Royals are optimistic that Omar Infante won't miss much time after getting hit in the jaw by a pitch

    Royals second baseman Omar Infante avoided disaster Monday evening thanks to an involuntary act: In the instant before Tampa Bay reliever Heath Bell's 89-mph fastball collided with Infante's jaw, he opened his mouth. "If he would have had his jaws...