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In a small study, Minnesota researchers found that the infant drops used to increase visibility during procedures may create a "perfect habitat" for bacteria and make scopes harder to clean.
Two measures seek to ease patients’ transportation woes and doctor shortages.
The number of hospitalizations for stroke is rising quickly among young people, even as it drops across the U.S. population as a whole.
A review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer reaffirms earlier findings that excess body fat increases the risks for certain cancers.
The bill would help consumers avoid pricey bills from out-of-network docs.
The opioid epidemic may be fueling a rise in the number of children in foster care. But a special family court is trying to keep families together by treating parents with substance abuse problems.
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Some states are beginning to require physicians to take courses to learn how and when marijuana might work for their patients. There is no such requirement in California.
PACE, a little-known Medicare program that helps keep older people in their own homes, is allowing for-profit companies in. Tech and venture capital have expressed interest.
Covered California says most consumers can avoid double-digit premium hikes next year if they shop around. But will enrollees be willing to switch plans if it means having to change doctors?
But more training is needed for such translators to do their jobs well, without miscommunications and misunderstandings.
Garen Wintemute, an ER doctor, gun violence researcher and advocate of tighter firearms restrictions, finds opportunity in the wake of mass shootings like the one that struck an Orlando night club last month.
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