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    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:10:11 AM

    • GOP Budget Sets up Fight Between Deficit Hawks and Defense Hawks

      Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:10:11 AM

      By Paul Kane and Reid Wilson, The Washington PostHouse Republicans released a proposal Tuesday that would balance the budget in a decade by revamping Medicare and Medicaid, repealing the Affordable Care Act and making cuts in domestic programs.The plan, which pares more than $5 … Read Full Article

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:06:00 PM

    • “Get in Step with the Beat” Heart Health Event to Help Save Lives

      Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:06:00 PM

      One out of every six healthcare dollars is spent on treating cardiovascular diseases. “Heart disease is still the nation's number one killer,” explains MCMS Member Dr. Richard Heuser of Phoenix Heart Center and chief of cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center. & … Read Full Article

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:58:06 AM

    • House Republican Budget Overhauls Medicare and Repeals the Health Law

      Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:58:06 AM

      By Jonathan Weisman, New York Times

      House Republicans on Tuesday will unveil a proposed budget for 2016 that partly privatizes Medicare, turns Medicaid into block grants to the states, repeals the Affordable Care Act and reaches balance in 10 years, challenging Republicans in … Read Full Article

    • Monday, March 16, 2015 10:14:00 AM

    • Bad Judgment: Doctors Put THIS on Their Practice Websites?

      Posted Monday, March 16, 2015 10:14:00 AM

      By Leigh Page, Medscape News

      A medical practice's Website is supposed to attract patients, but items are sometimes posted there that drive patients away. This can happen when physicians try to break through the professional barrier and show their personal sides. They may bring … Read Full Article

    • Friday, March 13, 2015 10:27:44 AM

    • Mental Health Providers Look For Federal Incentives To Go Digital, Too

      Posted Friday, March 13, 2015 10:27:44 AM

      By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News    John Duggan, a mental health counselor in Silver Spring, Md., pays for an electronic health record system to keep track of his patients. He started using the cloud-based system five years ago to eliminate paper and make his … Read Full Article

    • Friday, March 13, 2015 10:09:58 AM

    • Efforts To Instill Empathy Among Doctors Is Paying Dividends

      Posted Friday, March 13, 2015 10:09:58 AM

      By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News

      The patient was dying and she knew it. In her mid-50s, she had been battling breast cancer for years, but it had spread to her bones, causing unrelenting pain that required hospitalization. Jeremy Force, a first-year oncology fellow at … Read Full Article

    • Friday, March 13, 2015 10:00:00 AM

    • Raising Tobacco Age Would Save Lives, Report Says

      Posted Friday, March 13, 2015 10:00:00 AM

      By Liz Szabo, USA Today

      Raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21 would slash the smoking rate and save hundreds of thousands of lives by the end of the century, a new report shows.Most states today allow people to legally buy cigarettes at age 18. Four states — … Read Full Article

    • Friday, March 13, 2015 9:56:33 AM

    • Credit Rating Agencies Agree To Be More Flexible About Medical Debt

      Posted Friday, March 13, 2015 9:56:33 AM

      By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

      Too many consumers have learned the hard way that their credit rating can be tarnished by medical bills they may not owe or when disputes delay insurer payment. That should change under a new policy agreed to this week by the three major … Read Full Article