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Medical Research

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  • Raise for Medicaid primary care doctors to disappear

    WASHINGTON A temporary bump in Medicaid fees paid to primary care doctors, an Affordable Care Act provision intended to get more physicians to accept Medicaid patients, will expire at the end of this month. Congress did not extend the higher rates, so...
  • Families struggle to care for victims of violence

    Families struggle to care for victims of violence
    His mother remembers the way he used to be: a daredevil with an athletic build who drove a red Pontiac Firebird, listened to hard rock bands like Metallica and did handstands on his thumbs. But when a neighbor waving a gun shot Charles "Chuck" Ropka...
  • Proposed NCAA concussion settlement denied by federal judge

    Proposed NCAA concussion settlement denied by federal judge
    A federal judge has denied a proposed class action settlement between the NCAA and former college athletes who claim to have suffered long-term harm from concussions, saying he was concerned about the fairness of the agreement. U.S. District Judge...
  • Billy Milligan dies at 59; first to use multiple personality defense

    Billy Milligan, an Ohio man believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died. He was 59. Milligan had cancer and died Friday at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio, said his sister, Kathy. She refused to...
  • China approves experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials

    China has approved a domestically developed experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday, citing the People's Liberation Army logistics unit. Scientists around the world are racing to develop Ebola...
  • Prop plane pilots exposed to tanning-bed radiation levels

    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Flying for an hour at 30,000 feet exposes pilots to as much ultraviolet radiation as they would get from 20 minutes in a tanning bed, according to a new study. "We performed UV measurement at the pilot seats inside a...
  • Docs may be too conservative about sex after heart attack

    By Andrew M. Seaman Reuters Health - Most people get no advice from their doctors about whether or when it's safe to have sex after a heart attack, according to a survey of American and Spanish patients under age 55. Just one in eight women and one in...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • No signs of Ebola in health worker admitted to NIH

    No signs of Ebola in health worker admitted to NIH
    About a week after being admitted to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, a health care worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone has not tested positive for the virus, officials said Wednesday. NIH doctors "are continuing to...
  • Pine bark substance could be a potent melanoma drug

    Source: Penn State College of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com Current melanoma drugs targeting single proteins can initially be effective, but resistance develops relatively quickly and the disease recurs. In these instances, resistance usually develops...
  • Can an app help you lose weight?

    Source: Harvard Men's Health Watch Smartphones and tablets combine an extraordinary amount of portable computing power with connectivity to the world via cell phone signal and WiFi. Many health entrepreneurs are trying to harness that power to help...