LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — When Nikia Jackson needed to be screened for a sexually transmitted disease, she wanted a clinic that was reputable, quick and inexpensive. ...Read More »
‘Physicians Of The Mouth’? Dentists Absorb The Medical Billing Drill
DUBLIN, Calif. — On a recent Friday morning, more than 30 dentists and dental staffers gathered in a conference room to learn an arcane new ...Read More »
Trump Competes With Obamacare: Loosens Restrictions On Short-Term Health Plans
Insurers will again be able to sell short-term health insurance good for up to 12 months under final rules released Wednesday by the Trump administration. ...Read More »
How Soon Is Soon Enough To Learn You Have Alzheimer’s?
Jose Belardo of Lansing, Kan., spent most of his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. He worked on the front lines of disasters in ...Read More »
Time For A Colonoscopy? First Probe Your Doc On How The Scopes Are Cleaned
After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn’t stand on her own. That was on a Friday, ...Read More »
States Attacking Obamacare Would Suffer Most If Preexisting Conditions Shield Gets Axed
If the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with preexisting medical conditions are struck down in court, residents of the Republican-led states that are challenging ...Read More »
If Supreme Court Reverses Roe V. Wade, 22 States Poised To Ban Abortion
What would the U.S. look like without Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide? That’s the question now that President Donald Trump ...Read More »
A Baby Was Treated With A Nap And A Bottle Of Formula. The Hospital Bill Was $18,000.
On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in ...Read More »
Trump’s Next High Court Pick Likely To Target Abortion. Is That What The Public Wants?
President Donald Trump has vowed that his nominees to the Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized ...Read More »
If You’ve Got Hepatitis C, Spitting Can Be A Felony
Last week, an Ohio man who has the hepatitis C virus was sentenced to 18 months in prison for spitting at Cleveland police and medics. ...Read More »