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What if your hotel bill looked like a hospital bill, asks Vineet Arora, an assistant dean and associate professor of medicine at University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine? What if every guest received a different rate card, unneeded services...
The Hartford CourantAs you get older, time tends to get away from you. Mostly, it accelerates. Usually this is not good: It can't be time for another colonoscopy, can it? I was thinking about this — time, not colonoscopies — Tuesday morning as I stood at...
Carol Carr showed all the signs of colorectal cancer seven years ago, but doctors thought the 44-year-old Glen Burnie woman was too young to have the disease and never tested her for it. Instead, they said her diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, iron...
WDBJ7 ReporterThursday's decision shot down the provision that allowed individual states to give more money to Medicaid recipients. Catherine Fitzgerald a current Medicaid recipient and Danville resident, has been around the health care block so to speak. She's...
Daily American CorrespondentThis year's Relay For Life in Meyersdale will have two new co-chairwomen in charge of the 24-hour walk for the American Cancer Society, set for June 15-16 at the Meyersdale school track. Ginny Knieriem of Meyersdale and Donna Saylor of Salisbury are...
Many women became used to having a Pap smear annually to check for cervical cancer, but recent recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have updated the timeline. Now, most women will need the test every five years. Cancer experts...
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The Hartford CourantEmployees of the city of Manchester, N.H., can receive up to $150 if they choose low-cost medical providers for colonoscopies, CT scans and other procedures. It's a pilot program offered by one of WellPoint's Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans for the...
Deep down inside, we all know it: It's inevitable, this living, breathing, beautiful, multipart machine, the human body, is — at some point, somewhere — going to break down. We've all heard the warnings, the doctors' admonitions to get...
Fox 5 San Diego staffKevin Bacon is that actor we all loved in Footloose and so many movies the game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” became part of pop culture. Director Nicole Kassell thought it would be a good idea to cast him as a child molester in a film (The...
A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds. Many doctors recommend a more complete test — colonoscopy — but many people refuse...
WGN NewsColon cancer -- it's the disease that took the life of Robin Gibb. It is a preventable disease, yet many shy away from the screening. One local woman fighting advanced colon cancer herself has another mission -- to show you how to survive. It was a great...
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Our Town EditorJoseph Pawlowski recalls the young man who attended church and programs at the Salvation Army in Johnstown. When the man's toothache progressed into an infection and abscess, it was cleaned insufficiently and capped. He died from encephalitis, said...
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