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So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year
Obese government workers in South Carolina can get stomach-shrinking surgery through the state health plan under a...
Spinal-fluid test found to predict Alzheimer's
Researchers report that a spinal fluid test can be 100% accurate in identifying patients with significant memory loss...
CA sets rates for new high-risk plan
One of the first new programs in the Obama administration’s massive health care overhaul will start next month in...
What prevents falls after strokes? Study: Not much
    While most stroke survivors will suffer falls, strategies to prevent these dangerous events...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
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...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
Man falls off surgical table; St. Joseph’s Hospital sued
Max DeVries was sedated and awaiting a routine surgery when he rolled off the operating table and hit his head, where...