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Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
Study suggests obesity contributes to rise in c-sections
The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section...
U Minn. doctors find treatment for painful, lethal skin disease
Two years ago, doctors at the University of Minnesota took an enormous risk by putting a little boy with a...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
More seniors, minorities, obese mean more glaucoma in US
The changing makeup of the U.S. population is expected to lead to an increase in cases of glaucoma, the...
’Octomom’ doctor faces more allegations
The Medical Board of California has accused the Beverly Hills fertility doctor who treated octuplets mother Nadya...
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