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Drugstore Medical Clinics Scorecard

Walk-In Clinics Are Convenient and Can Save Money, But Be Careful Americans spend double what residents of many other industrialized…

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Reducing Radiology Abuse

Radiology Benefits Managers Provide Oversight to Excessive Imaging Tests As tempting as it is to demonize health insurance companies for…

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Decisions for Best Treatments for You

Investment in Comparative Effectiveness Research May Create New Problems Comparative effectiveness research (CER)... if you’ve been following the health care…

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Does Your Surgeon Have Enough Experience?

How to Evaluate a Surgeon and Hospital Before You Decide on the Operation Experience matters. Whether in the boardroom, classroom…

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Nursing Shortage Impacts Hospital Stay

How to Ensure Quality Care When In the Hospital Ever ring the call buzzer in the hospital to get a…

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The Right Hospital Computer Systems Can Save Your Life

Electronic Medical Records Improve Care and Outcome Hospital IT — who’d have thought such a dry topic would be so frequently…

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How to Fudge on Your Doctors’ Orders

If you’re one of the more than 90 million Americans who suffer from a chronic illness, such as high blood…

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How Does Your Hospital Measure Up?

New ratings can help you find the best care available If you or a family member is hospitalized for a…

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90% of US Nursing Homes Found Deficient

Vast Majority of Nursing Homes Have Violations -- Are They Dangerous? How to Tell If you have a loved one…

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Personalized Health Advice Online… Can You Trust It?

Internet Tools for Health and Fitness Are Helpful, When Used Right Increasingly, we turn to the Internet when we want…

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Pharma Promotion to Doctors Greater than Ever

Decisions Made Based on Marketing Budgets Rather than Medical Best Practice In 2004, the book The Truth About the Drug…

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The Pros and Cons of "Off Shore" Medicine

In years past, "medical tourism" referred mainly to the practice of bringing people from foreign countries to the US for…

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Hey, Doc! Treat Me… Not My Age

How to get the right care as you get older It’s not surprising that older adults have more health problems…

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Solving Your Mystery Illness

Repressed emotions may be to blame for an ailment your doctor can't diagnose If you suffer from a chronic ailment…

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How Where You Live Determines Level of Medical Care

Strategies Vary By Region, but More Is Not Always Better More than 90 million Americans suffer from chronic illnesses such…