A new service offers patients a doctor at their doorstep within two hours of requesting one. It's a convenient, but expensive, type of health care, and shows the changing nature of the physician house call. (July 17)
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AFP (Apr. 1, 2015) The Indian government declared victory over leprosy in 2005, but the disease is making a comeback in some parts of the country, with more than a hundred thousand lepers still living in colonies, ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 27, 2013) A doctor in the UK has become a Youtube sensation while demonstrating the power of social media to help patients. Dr Tapas Mukherjee is now known as 'The Singing Doctor', with his version of 90s hit ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (July 31, 2014) The Republican-led House of Representatives votes to sue President Obama, accusing him of overstepping his executive authority in making changes to the Affordable Care Act. Mana Rabiee reports.
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AP (July 22, 2013) Chemo hair loss can be as traumatizing as cancer itself, but a handful of breast cancer patients kept much of their hair through use of cold cap systems. They're not FDA approved, but one cancer ... watch video
France 24 (Aug. 19, 2013) A doctor in the US has developed a handful of apps to keep an eye on his patients at all times. This week's TECH 24 takes a look into what medicine could be like in the near future.
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July 31, 2015 School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. One expert offers tips for parents to promote healthy dental habits while away from ... read more
July 29, 2015 By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration of triglycerides in their ... read more
July 29, 2015 Viewing aquarium displays led to noticeable reductions in blood pressure and heart rate, a research team found in the first study of its kind. They also noted that higher numbers of fish helped to ... read more
Aug. 5, 2014 Geriatricians found that when medical care for frail elders with advanced illness shifts to the home, total Medicare costs were reduced by 17 percent during a two-year period. A new study underscores ... read more
June 11, 2013 Emergency department overcrowding has been a major issue nationally for 20 years and continues to increase in severity. To address this issue, a pilot study has been launched at UC San Diego Health ... read more
Aug. 4, 2011 Even though many Americans learn through community health screenings that they are at high risk for having a stroke, they rarely follow-up with their doctor for care. But a new study shows high-risk ... read more