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2008-09-08 09:05:00

The Medical Society of the State of New York just released the results of a survey, which indicate that health insurer rules often force New York State physicians to alter the way they treat patients - and not necessarily for the benefit of patients.

2008-09-04 00:00:05

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Carol Castaneda for the National Hispanic Medical Association, +1-703-369-0414, Cell: +1-703-863-9960, Castaneda77@aol.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2008-09-02 03:00:09

By Ro, Marguerite J Health and health care are family matters. Disease and illness affect not just individuals, but entire families. Caregiving, with all its particular stresses and fulfilling joys, is still the primary responsibility of families.

2008-08-19 12:01:01

If you have a heart attack while on vacation, your chances for a positive outcome are better if you seek treatment in a hospital that tends to spend more. While previous research comparing high and low-spending areas in the U.S.

2008-08-17 21:00:53

By Lindsey Erin Kroskob lkroskob@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - When you call Dr. Jason Bloomberg's medical clinic, don't be surprised when he is the one who answers your call.

2008-08-08 06:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d848ae/federal_health_it) has announced the addition of the "Federal Health IT Market 2008 - 2013" report to their offering.

2008-07-27 06:00:16

By Bob Lamendola, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 27--South Florida has become the nation's capital for doctors without medical malpractice insurance, experts say, leaving patients at risk of getting little financial help for care after a medical error.

2008-07-23 06:00:20

NEW ORLEANS, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a third of states are not measuring up in the fight against cancer by failing to implement laws and policies that help people fight the disease, according to a new report evaluating state legislative activity on cancer policy issues.

2008-07-15 03:00:11

By Meyers, James F Robbins, Anthony S; Gildengorin, Ginny L; Grayson, J Kevin ABSTRACT A comparative study was conducted on patients in military hospitals in response to recent studies at veterans' hospitals showing the possibility that access to an equal-access health care system may reduce or reverse racial differences in mortality outcomes.

2008-07-10 06:00:13

By Shugarman, Lisa R Sorbero, Melony E S; Tian, Haijun; Jain, Arvind K; Ashwood, J Scott Objectives. We tested the relationship between urban or rural residence as defined by rural-urban commuting area codes and risk of mortality in a sample of Medicare beneficiaries with lung cancer. Methods.

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