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Despite ACA Cost Protections, Most Adolescents Skip Regular Checkups
Despite ACA Cost Protections, Most Adolescents Skip Regular Checkups

More than half of children in the survey didn't go to the doctor for routine care over the course of a year, even though many families gained insurance and wouldn't have owed anything for the visits

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Taking A Page From Pharma's Playbook To Fight The Opioid Crisis
Taking A Page From Pharma's Playbook To Fight The Opioid Crisis

Taking a page from the pharmaceutical industry's playbook with an opposite goal in mind: to reduce the use of prescription painkillers

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New Policy Furthers AMA's Efforts to Create Medical School of the Future
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AMA Adopts Strategy for More Consistent Coverage of New Genetic Tests and Therapeutics
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Nurse Practitioners Recognized for High-Quality Health Care During National Nurse Practitioner Week
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It's Not
It's Not "Just" GERD

Robotic Surgery Plays a Major Role in Successfully Treating Esophageal Disorders, Including Hiatal Hernias that Cause Damaging, Dangerous Esophageal Reflux

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Grass-Roots Network Of Doctors Delivers Supplies To Puerto Rico
Grass-Roots Network Of Doctors Delivers Supplies To Puerto Rico

Across the United States mainland, an agile, jury-rigged network of doctors has scrambled to deliver aid to their counterparts in Puerto Rico

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Florida Hospital for Children Partners with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to Develop Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
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New 'Instructions' Could Let Dementia Patients Refuse Spoon-Feeding
New 'Instructions' Could Let Dementia Patients Refuse Spoon-Feeding

People who abhor the thought of being kept alive with feeding tubes or other types of artificial nutrition and hydration have, for years, had a way out

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New Drug Enables Infants with Genetic Disorder to Live Longer, Gain Motor Function
New Drug Enables Infants with Genetic Disorder to Live Longer, Gain Motor Function

Clinical trial shows treatment is "transformative" for babies with spinal muscular atrophy

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Poll: Americans Avoid Planning For Serious Illness
Poll: Americans Avoid Planning For Serious Illness

When adults with serious illness don't write down their wishes, family members are much less likely to know exactly what their loved one would want

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Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession -- Just In Time To Replace Baby Boomers
Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession -- Just In Time To Replace Baby Boomers

The study found that the number of new entrants into the field has plateaued in recent years. Still, the millennial generation's embrace of the nursing profession should nearly compensate for the retirement of baby boomer nurses over the next dozen years and may help avert shortages, according to researchers

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St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Announces ER Expansion
St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Announces ER Expansion

Investment will increase access to emergency services for community

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AMA to Unleash a New Era of Patient Care
AMA to Unleash a New Era of Patient Care

New collaborative initiative brings health and technology stakeholders around a common data model

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Training New Doctors Right Where They're Needed
Training New Doctors Right Where They're Needed

A look at one of 57 centers nationwide that were created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to serve areas with large unmet medical needs

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When Pain is Untreatable with Drugs
When Pain is Untreatable with Drugs

Sometimes imaginative solutions are in order

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Annual Screening Mammograms Beginning at Age 40 Saves the Most Lives
Annual Screening Mammograms Beginning at Age 40 Saves the Most Lives

Studies indicate that the most lives are saved when screenings begin at age 40 rather than a later age.

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 Florida Continues to Lag Behind Nation on Telemedicine Policy
Florida Continues to Lag Behind Nation on Telemedicine Policy

Veteran's Affairs to increase telemedicine service in muted criticism of state laws that hinder development

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Las Vegas Faced a Massacre. Did It Have Enough Trauma Centers?
Las Vegas Faced a Massacre. Did It Have Enough Trauma Centers?

For decades, the hospital industry viewed trauma care as a money-losing proposition because of the high costs of keeping doctors and nurses on standby 24 hours a day

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The Einstein Method
The Einstein Method

Strengthening the tongue for obstructive sleep apnea

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As Loyal Blood Donors Age, Industry Is Out For Young Blood
As Loyal Blood Donors Age, Industry Is Out For Young Blood

45 percent of blood donations come from those over 50

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To Wage War On Superbugs, FDA Clears Way For Scope With A Disposable Piece
To Wage War On Superbugs, FDA Clears Way For Scope With A Disposable Piece

Some medical experts questioned whether this design change goes far enough to protect patients

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As Care Shifts From Hospital To Home, Guarding Against Infection Falls To Families
As Care Shifts From Hospital To Home, Guarding Against Infection Falls To Families

Researchers recently discovered that more kids with central lines are getting bloodstream infections at home

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Prevention Experts Propose Easing Advice On Number Of Cervical Cancer Screenings
Prevention Experts Propose Easing Advice On Number Of Cervical Cancer Screenings

Instead of getting both a Pap test and an HPV test to screen for cervical cancer, many women should get just one or the other at regular intervals

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AMA Awards Research Grants to Advance the Study of Women in Medicine
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