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Medical Services (INACTIVE)

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  • Congress holds hearings on VA delays in medical care; 2 deaths at Hampton center; watch video

    Congress holds hearings on VA delays in medical care; 2 deaths at Hampton center; watch video
    Twenty three deaths from more than 70 adverse outcomes from delayed colonoscopies at VA medical centers nationwide triggered a Congressional hearing on Wednesday, April 9. Two deaths from 7 adverse outcomes occurred at the Hampton VAMC. While most of...
  • Great Divide: Gap between poor and wealthiest continues to widen

    "There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1964 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech MEMPHIS, Tenn. A month after Natalie Vazquez lost the best-paying job she'd...
  • Health care in America: The geek guide to insurance

    MOST Americans view health insurers only slightly more favourably than they do thieves. But a new insurance company, Oscar, wants to be an ally. "We didn't start this company because we love health insurance," explains an advertisement on the New York...
  • 1 child dead, 1 critical after KinderCare crash; manhunt for driver continues

    The suspect in the hit-and-run crash that left a 4-year-old girl dead and at least 14 people injured at KinderCare day-care center still is on the run this morning. One person still is in critical condition at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children,...
  • Medicare payments: 14 Peninsula doctors paid more than $1 million

    Medicare payments: 14 Peninsula doctors paid more than $1 million
    Medicare data released by the federal government Wednesday show that 14 doctors on and around the Peninsula each received more than $1 million for treating the elderly in 2012. Seven of the 14 were connected to one oncology group, two were with the same...
  • Senate OKs Increased Authority For APRNs

    In a move that would change some aspects of medicine, the state Senate voted late Wednesday night to let nurse practitioners work independently without collaborating with doctors. The advanced practice registered nurses — known in the trade as...
  • Medicare's data release is welcome sunshine

     Medicare's data release is welcome sunshine
    Federal officials released a huge trove of data Wednesday that shows what Medicare has paid to more than 880,000 doctors and other health care providers nationwide. There were some eye-popping stats: •About 2 percent of doctors collected about a...
  • In healthcare speech, Romney seeks a fresh start

    In healthcare speech, Romney seeks a fresh start
    Mitt Romney's aides have cautioned reporters not to expect any heart-stopping news when the front-runner for the GOP nomination delivers his first major speech of the 2012 campaign.   The topic: healthcare, one that has bedeviled the former Massachusetts...
  • The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010

    Section 1: Name This Act shall be known as the "Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010." Section 2: Findings, Intent and Purposes This Act, adopted by the People of the State of California, makes the following Findings and Statement of Intent...
  • Dr. Max Harry Weil dies at 84: pioneer in critical care

    Dr. Max Harry Weil dies at 84: pioneer in critical care
    Dr. Max Harry Weil, an influential pioneer of critical-care medicine and the founding president of the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine in Rancho Mirage, has died. He was 84. Weil died of prostate cancer July 29 at his home in Rancho Mirage, said...
  • Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist

    Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist
    Lillian Mobley, a prominent community activist who fought to establish and keep open the doors of Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center and pushed to create a companion medical school, has died. She was 81. Mobley, who had been in failing health for...