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A primary care provider works to improve physicians' 'computer-side manner.'
A recent HHS audit and a whistleblower lawsuit, have put Essence scrutiny. Medicare is conducting a separate audit.
The proposal put forward by Biden is much more ambitious than Obamacare — and would make some very controversial changes.
WHO calls climate change 'the greatest health challenge of the 21st century,' and a dozen U.S. medical societies urge action to limit global warming.
Mark Rubinstein, MD, a pediatrician and formerly a leading researcher with UC San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, took up the post of executive medical officer at Juul last week.
Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses anticholinergic drugs — a wide-ranging class of medications.
Studies suggest that from one-third to more than 50% of patients either stop using their CPAP machine or never bother to fill their prescription.
Last week's announcement of a Trump administration overhaul of kidney care in the U.S. has reanimated an effort by federal lawmakers and kidney care advocates to extend drug coverage.
Officials have known for years that some Medicare Advantage plans overcharge for treating serious medical conditions they cannot prove their patients have.
In addition to the ancillary charges, other roadblocks persist for people who need prescription pre-exposure prophylaxis.