Only the most seriously injured of the 188 marathon bombing patients remain hospitalized. UA graduate Jessica Kensky Downes and her husband, Patrick Downes, are among them.
Only the most seriously injured of the 188 marathon bombing patients remain hospitalized. Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky Downes are among them.
WASHINGTON - Doctors have been warned for decades about the dangers of delivering babies early without medical reasons, but the practice remained stubbornly persistent.
A magazine ad for the testosterone drug AndroGel shows a discount card that allows consumers to pay "as little as $10 per month" for the medicine.
When Emily Auerswald and her children need care for minor illnesses or injuries, they head to a shopping center near Annapolis, Md., that has a Starbucks, a Five Guys hamburger joint and an urgent care center.
They are seen every day in doctors' offices, outpatient clinics and hospital emergency rooms: men in their 50s with bleeding ulcers; young adults pulled from car crashes; middle-aged women fighting a losing battle against chronic pain.
Patients flock to many of America's teaching hospitals seeking
the most advanced treatments for serious and complex diseases. But
once there, they are at heightened risk for preventable
complications, according to Medicare's first public evaluation of
hospitals' records on patient safety.
In-store medical clinics like those at Walmart established a
beachhead with relatively healthy patients looking for convenient,
low-cost care for simple problems.
WASHINGTON - State governors and legislators opposed to the
federal health-care law are eyeing a novel approach to escape its
provisions: joining an "interstate compact" that would replace
federal programs - including Medicare and Medicaid - with block
grants to the states.
WASHINGTON - Legendary crooner Pat Boone, the national spokesman
for the 60 Plus Association, a self-described conservative seniors
group, announced in early May that GOP congressional candidate Jane
Corwin had won the group's Honorary Guardian of Seniors' Rights
WASHINGTON - Now that the Senate has passed a hotly debated
health-care bill, Congress is headed to the next step: House of
Representatives-Senate negotiations in January to hammer out a
As President Obama and Congress struggle to bend the rising cost
curve in order to make health care available to all Americans, the
history of the first great expansion of health-care coverage when
Lyndon Johnson drove Medicare and Medicaid through Congress in 1965
offers critical lessons.