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Big Drops Seen In Number Of Kids Without Health Insurance Since Obamacare Passed

Big Drops Seen In Number Of Kids Without Health Insurance Since Obamacare Passed (0)

The kids are alright — or at least doing a lot better — under Obamacare, CNBC writes. A leading children’s welfare group urged state and federal policymakers to continue investing

The FDA Wants This Opioid Drug Pulled From the Market

The FDA Wants This Opioid Drug Pulled From the Market (0)

The U.S FDA requested that the drug Opana ER be pulled from the market — the first time the agency has taken steps to remove a currently prescribed opioid pain medication

Trump Administration: Almost 2 Million Fewer Paying Obamacare Customers After Bills Came Due

Trump Administration: Almost 2 Million Fewer Paying Obamacare Customers After Bills Came Due (0)

The number of paying customers for Obamacare plans was 10.3 million in February, nearly 2 million people fewer than the actually number who signed up for a health insurance plan

Here’s Why A Quarter Of American Families Are Skipping Their Dr. Visits

Here’s Why A Quarter Of American Families Are Skipping Their Dr. Visits (0)

The cost of medical care — even for those who have health insurance — is keeping some families from seeking treatment, CNBC writes. About 25% of adults in a recent

Robot Completes Delicate Eye Surgery

Robot Completes Delicate Eye Surgery (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Fox In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye , greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate

A disturbing truth about medical school — and America’s future doctors

A disturbing truth about medical school — and America’s future doctors (4)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in The Wash Post You may be surprised to learn that medical students at many of the best schools in the country aren’t given grades

How Drugmakers Face Global Push-Back On High Prices

How Drugmakers Face Global Push-Back On High Prices (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Reuters Pharmaceutical companies are under fire around the world as a wave of new treatments for cancer and other serious conditions reach the market

More Hospitals Pushing Patients To Pay Before Care

More Hospitals Pushing Patients To Pay Before Care (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Reuters   Last year, the Henry County Health Center in Iowa started providing patients with a cost estimate along with pre-surgery medical advice. The

Here’s how much money your fellow doctors actually make

Here’s how much money your fellow doctors actually make (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Business Insider Not all doctors take home the same amount of money. Orthopedists — doctors who treat bone and muscle problems — make the

Millennial Physicians Unhappy with State of Medicine Yet Determined to Continue Practicing

Millennial Physicians Unhappy with State of Medicine Yet Determined to Continue Practicing (0)

Commentary on American Medical Association Wire article by Robert Nagler Miller More than half of Millennial physicians are unhappy with the state of medicine, but the majority want to stay

Medical Residents Worry About Debt and Saving for Retirement

Medical Residents Worry About Debt and Saving for Retirement (0)

Commentary on American Medical Association Wire article by Timothy M. Smith American medical residents feel like they’re not saving enough for retirement and many are struggling with medical school loans,

Fake Doctor Behind Bars For Deadly Injections

Fake Doctor Behind Bars For Deadly Injections (1)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Fox News A woman dubbed the “Toxic Tush” doctor will spend a decade behind bars for using Super Glue and Fix-a-Flat tire sealant to enlarge

Will Retail Clinics Take Over Primary Care?

Will Retail Clinics Take Over Primary Care? (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Medical Economics Walgreens and CVS pharmacy chains are aggressively developing primary care venues within their stores. Their approaches are similar yet different, although the

Physicians Want Collaboration From Payers

Physicians Want Collaboration From Payers (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Medical Economics The physician community has a simple message for payers: Let doctors be doctors. Doctors’ sentiment is overwhelmingly negative toward payers, identifying more

15 Great Cities For Nurses In 2017

15 Great Cities For Nurses In 2017 (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Forbes In The Doors’ haunting, sermonic song, “The End,” Jim Morrison sings “ride the highway west, baby.” That’s pretty good advice, these days,

2017: Best And Worst States For Doctors

2017: Best And Worst States For Doctors (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in WTNH With National Doctor’s Day right around the corner, personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on the best and worst states for doctors. To

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Forbes A group that accredits medical residency programs is lifting caps on work hours of first-year doctors-in-training, saying young residents aren’t harming patient care

Mylan recalls 81,000 EpiPens outside U.S. after reports of failure

Mylan recalls 81,000 EpiPens outside U.S. after reports of failure (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in CNBC   Generic drugmaker Mylan NV has recalled about 81,000 EpiPen devices in countries outside the United States, following two reports of the life-saving

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours (1)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in The Atlantic Neither truck drivers nor bankers would put up with a system like the one that influences medical residents’ schedules. The path to

These Are the 25 Best-Paying Jobs in America

These Are the 25 Best-Paying Jobs in America (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Blooomberg   Looking to score the big bucks? A new report finds that the best paying jobs in America are concentrated in health care,