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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the government is publicly revealing how much hospitals charge, and the differences are astounding: Some bill tens of thousands of dollars more than others for the same treatment, even within the same city....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Everyone knows that getting enough fiber is a secret to staying "regular," but a large new study finds that people who got plenty of fluids were the least likely to suffer constipation. The results highlight the importance...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to be 30 pounds overweight and still be healthy? My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal, and I have no health issues other than being overweight. ANSWER: Weight is one important measure of health. But it's not...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had hyperthyroidism for just over one year, and medication does not seem to keep it in check. I don't want to have my thyroid removed. But I'm nervous about radioactive iodine treatment, which is what was recommended. Is it safe?...
ReutersBy Bill Berkrot NEW YORK, May 27 (Reuters) - Americans accustomed to immediate access to the newest technology may be shocked to find that is not the case when it comes to devices that treat ailing hearts. U.S. approval requirements for cardiac...
Tags: Litigation, Trials, Stroke, Heart Disease, U.S. Congress
Sometimes parents hear an assessment or a diagnosis about their child that just doesn't feel right. But it can be easy to listen to a voice of authority, such as a principal or pediatrician, and doubt ourselves. But after countless visits to doctors,...
Being a "Mad Men" fan these days feels a little like being a woman who, after dating a string of jerks, finally gives a nice guy a chance and discovers that, hey, there's something to this after all. One of the ongoing debates about this season is...
Regarding the May 19 letter "Be An Advocate For Your Life": Parents need to advocate for their daughters as well. Health care providers do not routinely inform both parents of minors and patients that oral contraceptives are classifed as Group I...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Stepping into the debate over who should be screened for lung cancer, a leading medical specialty group issued new guidelines on Tuesday recommending that doctors offer annual low-dose CT (computed tomography) scanning to people whose...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For those who are able, exercising once or twice more weekly may alleviate some symptoms of a chronic pain condition without making joints feel worse, according to a new study. Previous studies have found short-term benefits...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat more raw fruits or drink juice do not necessarily have lower blood pressure, according to a new study that goes against previous evidence. Larger, more rigorous studies have found that eating more fruits and...
The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office on March 18 released the name of the 2-year-old boy who died on March 15 in a farm equipment accident in rural Hartland, Minn. The boy, Benjamin "Bennie" Albert Fenton, of rural Matawan, is the son of Albert and...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Hartland
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