When she was pregnant with her daughter Abigail Rose Beutler, doctors told Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, a pro-life Republican from Washington state, that her baby had a potentially fatal diagnosis that would claim her life shortly after birth. Beutler posted a message on Facebook saying her unborn child had been diagnosed with Potter’s Syndrome, a […]
CINCINNATI—The potential for doctors to measure damaging "brain tsunamis" in injured patients without opening the skull has moved a step closer to reality, thanks to pioneering research at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute. read more
The drug and device industry, as well as doctors, say the website’s technical problems and date inaccuracies limit its value to patients.
For the first time Tuesday afternoon, there's new sunshine on the financial ties between drug and device companies and the doctors and teaching hospitals they target to use their products. Thanks to a bipartisan transparency initiative contained in the 2010 Affordable Care Act, the federal government has compiled a massive database of how much drug […]
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Ayperi Alekseeva, 18, had been struggling with bad stomach pains. When it got to the point that she couldn't eat or drink without getting sick and she started losing weight, the Kyrgyzstan teen went to a hospital in the capital, Bishkek—where doctors determined she had a ball of hair...
Maurice Newman does not trust the temperature adjustments of the warmist Bureau of Meteorology: Doctoring data or throwing inquirers off…
Got back from the doctor and the diagnosis is an inner ear and outer ear infection and a throat infection. I also was told I am a jackass for waiting so long and given drops and cipro. While I was at the grocery, someone scraped my car and just left w/o telling me and there [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
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by Charles Ornstein ProPublica, Sep. 30, 2014, 10 a.m. This story was co-published with NPR's Shots blog. The government's release today of a trove of data detailing drug and device companies' payments to doctors has been widely hailed as a milestone for transparency. Show More Summary
New data revealing the payments doctors and teaching hospitals received from drug companies and device manufacturers was made available online on Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced. The data include 4.4 million payments made to 546,000 physicians and 1,360 teaching hospitals between August and December of 2013. Show More Summary
By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com Emergencies happen whether we plan for them or not -- that's why they're called emergencies. When your car breaks down or an illness lands you in the doctor's office, your financial situation can go from precarious to dire in an instant. Show More Summary
Having only just recovered from her serious bout of morning sickness, you can imagine that Kate Middleton, who was announced as pregnant earlier this month, has been told by doctors to rest in order to fully recuperate. However, it has...Show More Summary
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'Selfie' premieres tonight, so why don't we look back at the post-'Doctor Who' careers of our favorite companions?
Can you really blame pets for hating the vet with a passion? Some of us humans aren’t very fond of going to the hospital either, and we know why we’re going to see the doctor. Animals just don’t get the point of being forced into a room with a stranger, poked and prodded and sometimes even restrained, all to appease their owners. Show More Summary
Since doctors in Denver reported last week that several children who tested positive for the respiratory virus experienced limb weakness or paralysis, there’s been a lot of confusion about what that means. Here’s the latest on what we do and don’t know about the mystery symptom: Read full article >>
Opening the book on hidden healthcare industry ties, the federal government revealed nearly $3.5 billion worth of financial relationships that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals have with drug and medical-device companies.
TV On The Radio enlisted some big nerd guns for their new music video. “Happy Idiot” stars Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens as Racer Steven, a professional driver who’s gone completely mad, as well as Doctor Who and Guardians Of The Galaxy’s...Show More Summary