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How to Save Lots of Money on the Health Tests You Need

First, look for ways to save ... of skin cancer, you may need to be seen as often as every three to six months,” says Dr. David Leffell, chief of dermatologic surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. Y... read more

5 Reasons You Should Have a Family Doctor

An emergency is a valid reason to visit ... study, a 23 percent increase in primary care spending in Rhode Island led to an 18 percent reduction in total healthcare spending. And data suggests that ad... read more

Primary care is an untapped resource for depression screening

"Our study provides evidence that, with a simple questionnaire, primary care doctors have ... or a simple check-up would be hours long. As a result, depression screening is part of only about 1.4 perc... read more

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8 Medical Inventions Created by Nurses

Nurses check our pulses, draw our blood, and care for us ... pouch that she could adhere to her body. The invention has helped those who’ve had ostomy surgery live normal lives ever since. On the batt... read more

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Could you jus comment on the status of those programs? And then, on the ODYSSEY Outcomes study, given the timing that you ... That is a condition that's primarily treated by primary care physicians, b... read more

Use of Alternative Therapies for Children With Cancer

According to 1990 data, the number of visits to practitioners of AT was greater than the number of visits to all primary care physicians nationwide ... throat) or skin problems or for routine check-up... read more

Health Care Abroad: Taiwan

He thought of introducing national health insurance to touch the lives of all the people. There was a sense in Taiwan that health care is ... have free office visits, some people will say, “I have thi... read more

Focus on aging eyes: Poll finds primary care providers play key role in eye care after 50

Credit: University of Michigan A new poll suggests that primary care providers could play an important role in promoting ... Aging said they hadn't had their eyes checked by an eye doctor in three yea... read more

What you need to know about cellphones, rats and cancer: Putting it into perspective

Many studies in the past have found no relationship between the use of a mobile device and cancer. In fact, a very large study in Denmark looked at 358,000 cellphone users and compared their cancer ra... read more

Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment

"[The study] demonstrates an increase in the primary diagnosis of self-harm, suicidal ideation and behaviours, and intention poisoning," Professor Sawyer said. Professor Sawyer said the increase in ED ... read more

Mental health in Colorado

Dee Fleming’s son—burned so severely on his torso, arms and legs that he had to wear a skin suit—spent 10 months in University Hospital’s burn unit. His mother recalls just four psychiatric visits ... ... read more

High-Deductible Health Plans

High-deductible health plans (HDHPs ... to confront the market price of health care services at the point of purchase—a primary care or specialty visit, a laboratory test, or a hospitalization. With “ ... read more

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