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Parsing Policy: Lessons On How Well Private Health Insurance Companies Manage Costs; Do We Really Want To Regulate Doctors’ Decision Making Like This?

Sep 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the rising cost of health...
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Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
A surge in "chemsex" parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say....
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Sleeping on back may not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Although doctors often tell pregnant women it's safest to sleep on their left side, a new study suggests sleeping in other positions may not be a problem....
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‘He’s Yelling Out In Pain’: Being Forced To Taper Opioids Isn’t Working For Some Patients Who Say They Didn’t Abuse Them

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While a national effort is under way to lower opioid doses, many chronic pain patients feel unfairly treated and researchers say there's been little research done on how to taper. Other news on the opioid epidemic covers pain education for doctors and helping the workforce in rural...
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State Highlights: California Health Official Resigns After Calling Vaccine Opponents ‘Flat-Earthers’; Judge Blocks North Dakota Law Requiring Doctors To Advise That Medication Abortions Are Reversible

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, North Dakota, Connecticut, and...
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One Of Trickiest Factors In Treating Vets’ PTSD Is Diagnosing It. But A Promising Blood Test Could Change That.

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Oftentimes soldiers and veterans with PTSD will try to hide the symptoms. But an accurate blood test would mean all troops who return from combat would get an objective screening. The blood test couldn't definitively diagnose PTSD, but it would alert doctors to the need for further screening. Meanwhile, some veterans are taking up beekeeping to relieve anxiety....
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1 in 6 Docs Say They Make Diagnostic Errors Daily

Sep 12, 2019 , WebMD
Pediatricians were less likely to say they made errors in their diagnoses every day (11%), and emergency medicine  doctors were more likely, at 26%. In between were doctors in family medicine (18%), general practice (22%), and internal medicine...
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Doctors Warn of Consequences as Measles Cases Rise

Sep 11, 2019 , WebMD
There have been 1,241 cases of measles in the U.S. in 31 states so far this year. That’s the highest number reported here since 1992, according to the...
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Artificial Intelligence Can Help Doctors Better Detect Heart Attacks

Sep 10, 2019 , Forbes
New research shows that AI could enable hospital accident and emergency departments to more accurately identify and treat patients having a cardiac...
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U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
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The 3 Causes Of Physician Burnout (And Why There’s No Simple Solution)

Sep 10, 2019 , Forbes
Medicine, once a respected profession, even a calling, has become just a job for many—one that 60% of doctors wouldn’t recommend as a...
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Following Tumultuous Week, Governor And California Lawmaker Reach Agreement On Vaccination Bill

Sep 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some of the amendments sought by Gov. Gavin Newsom at the 11th hour would significantly weaken the bill, authored by state Sen. Richard Pan, but other changes would bring new scrutiny to exemptions written by doctors who have faced disciplinary action. The changes would include Newsom's proposal to grandfather in all existing medical exemptions before Jan....
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Medical schools fall short on racial justice: student group

Sep 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - At leading U.S. medical schools, education of future doctors about racism, promotion of diversity, and service of patients of color are in need of improvement, survey results suggest....
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Americans More Likely Than Swedes To Fill Prescriptions For Opioids After Surgery

Sep 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New research published in JAMA Network Open quantified for the first time international differences in doctors’ prescribing habits and patients’ use of these highly addictive...
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Doctors Worry Missouri’s New Ban On Certain Motives For Abortion Will End Up Harming, Shaming Patients

Sep 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While a judge blocked an 8-week ban, the parts of the law that prohibit abortions because of race, sex or Down syndrome diagnosis and updated requirements to pre-abortion counseling went into effect last week. Providers at clinics say they won't explicitly ask why a patient is getting an abortion, but if certain motives are mentioned they may have to refer her out of state. Women's health care news is also from California and...
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Cluster Of Opioid-Linked HIV Cases Could Be Canary In Coal Mine Epidemic Officials Have Been Watching Out For

Sep 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The latest swell in HIV cases in West Virginia appears to be among the largest since an outbreak in Indiana’s Scott County four years ago. “The ground is fertile,” said Judith Feinberg, a professor of behavioral medicine and infectious diseases. “This is the nightmare everyone is worried about.” In other news on the opioid epidemic: doctors' prescription habits, fentanyl crossing the border, and...
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Czech doctors deliver baby girl 117 days after mother's brain-death

Sep 03, 2019 , Reuters
When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better....
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After heart attack stenting, coming back to open other narrowed arteries pays off - study

Sep 03, 2019 , Reuters
A new study offers some advice for doctors poking around the heart to reopen a clogged artery that has caused one type of heart attack: Come back again to finish the job....
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Why Are PE Firms Hot For Physician Practices?

Aug 31, 2019 , Forbes
PE firms are investing in physician practices at a brisk pace as all signs point to consolidation in an uncertain healthcare policy environment. While some doctors are concerned about private capital in medicine, experienced physicians say the trend is helping them provide better patient...
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Gupta: Doctors share some responsiblity in opioid crisis

Aug 30, 2019 , CNN Health
CNN's Sanjay Gupta provides analysis after a judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay Oklahoma $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis....
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