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Physician Opinion: Lethal Connections - “Complete Lives” Morphs into “COVID Protocol” in America’s Hospitals

Oct 27, 2021 at 03:15 pm by pj

By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD In a shocking departure from traditional hospital policies, a hospital admission has become like reporting to prison. Prisoners in America’s.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update to COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

Oct 27, 2021 at 03:07 pm by pj

New code for Janssen booster added to codes created for Moderna and Pfizer boostersCHICAGO -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Proc.... Read More

Pharma Campaign Cash Delivered to Key Lawmakers With Surgical Precision

Oct 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight and Rachana Pradhan and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News The Biden administration and Congress are embroiled in high-st.... Read More

Medicare Plans’ ‘Free’ Dental, Vision, Hearing Benefits Come at a Cost

Oct 27, 2021 at 11:49 am by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News When Teresa Nolan Barensfeld turned 65 last year, she quickly decided on a private Medicare Advantage plan to cover her heal.... Read More

Long-term Survivors of Childhood Cancer May Face Higher Suicide Risk

Oct 25, 2021 at 12:30 am by pj

  Survivors of childhood cancer have increased risks of experiencing various challenges, such as emotional distress, impaired quality of life, and financial burdens. A n.... Read More

Worn-Out Nurses Hit the Road for Better Pay, Stressing Hospital Budgets — and Morale

Oct 23, 2021 at 08:43 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News In parts of the country where covid-19 continues to fill hospitals, a rotating cast of traveling nurs.... Read More

Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis Might be Addressed Through Better Patient-doctor Conversations

Oct 20, 2021 at 08:55 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque It can be a disquieting moment for a patient. A lump or bump is found on their neck. It’s a thyroid nodule. Is it cancer? Many of those patients will p.... Read More

Physician Opinion: The Unvaccinated Are Looking Smarter Every Week 

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

By Thomas T. Siler, M.D.  Article originally published in American Thinker There is a massive propaganda push against those choosing not to vaccinate against COVID.... Read More

Scientists Search for Cause of Mysterious Covid-Related Inflammation in Children

Oct 20, 2021 at 05:29 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Like most other kids with covid, Dante and Michael DeMaino seemed to have no serious symptoms. Infected in mid-February, both los.... Read More

They Treat Me Like I’m Old and Stupid: Seniors Decry Health Providers’ Age Bias

Oct 20, 2021 at 05:10 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often.... Read More