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DURHAM — Spending on health care is consuming the American economy, and it will take more than raw data to figure out how to fix the system. That was the message Tuesday from industry expert Dr. Jay Want, who delivered … Continue reading
President Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act on May 10, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.(Photo: Mandel Ngan, AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Market forces and an impetus to attract younger, healthier people into the … Continue reading
Article Excerpt Electronic Health Data Gaining Favor BY LOUISE RADNOFSKY More than half of U.S. doctors have switched to electronic health records and are using them to manage patients’ basic medical information and prescriptions, according to federal data set to … Continue reading
22 May 2013 Last updated at 02:53 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Is diet in pregnancy affecting school ability? Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the … Continue reading
22 May 2013 Last updated at 13:00 ET By Helen Briggs BBC News The feet are home to a whole community of fungi We all have nearly 200 different types of fungi colonising our feet, scientists have discovered. Fungi live … Continue reading
22 May 2013 Last updated at 21:09 ET By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News Some district nurses say they spend too little time with patients The state of NHS community nursing in England is “lamentable”, nursing leaders say. Official … Continue reading
“I probably would have been dead now,” said Mr. Gutierrez, 61, a recovering alcoholic. “I was helpless.” Haven for Hope of Bexar County, is a 20-acre community that provides services, shelter and safety for people who are homeless or nearly … Continue reading
When Maria and Vadim Brodsky’s then 7-year-old daughter needed an MRI two years ago to examine a tumor in her head, they took her to a hospital in their health plan’s network and were dismayed to receive a $4,500 bill. … Continue reading
Yvetta Fedorova Personal Health Jane Brody on health and aging. Sugar, and especially the high-fructose corn syrup that sweetens many processed foods and nearly all soft drinks, has been justly demonized for adding nutritionally empty calories to our diet and … Continue reading
20 May 2013 Last updated at 07:02 ET Inspectors expressed concern at ‘sharps bins’ not being uplifted Inspectors have expressed concern at the standard of cleaning at Scotland’s largest cancer centre. On a visit to the Beatson and Gartnavel General … Continue reading
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