Healthcare Articles

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January 29, 2014 – 899 views
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Robert Oldham Young, accused of being a fake doctor claiming to cure cancer, has pleaded not guilty to charges of medical practice without a license. The 61-year-old has also been accused of making financial profits while causing harm to cancer patients. He is alleged to have offered intravenous therapies that cost anywhere between $50,000 and $120,000. Young’s counsel said the doctor was a legal practitioner and that his treatments were “naturopathic”... Full Story 
January 22, 2014 – 816 views
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Soon, the information regarding physicians' Medicare payments will be a lot more transparent, courtesy of a change in policy as announced by CMS. While the officials had earlier blocked the release of the physicians' payment related data, so as to safeguard the physician's privacy, they recently decided on revising the policy... Full Story 
January 15, 2014 – 829 views
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Senior citizens often have to forgo quite a bit so that they can get their treatment done on time and at regular intervals. After retirement, it becomes extremely difficult to manage traveling costs, medical costs and various other basic living costs. Apart from just the costs, the whole process is rather strenuous if you have to constantly exert to get medical checks done and manage your day-to-day life. Domestic help is also not very cheap, and may not be an option for some seniors, especially since they have to work with a constantly depleting money source... Full Story 
January 13, 2014 – 2,679 views
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a neurological anxiety disorder that causes unwanted, intrusive thoughts in the person and makes him or her feel compelled to do certain activities repeatedly. These obsessions are involuntary, uncontrollable thoughts or impulses that occur in the patient's mind from time to time... Full Story 
January 8, 2014 – 914 views
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General Electric Co. (GE) recently announced its plan of acquiring businesses from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. GE will be buying some assets of Thermo Fisher for approximately $1.06 billion. It plans on buying magnetic beads and gene modulation businesses from the company... Full Story 
January 6, 2014 – 881 views
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The mobile revolution has taken over the healthcare industry. Medical applications for smartphones have given us the provision to keep our heath under check on the go. The wide range of mobile medical apps available in app stores today are being used by both doctors and patients. While patients find them to be an eye-opener to the prospects of managing their own well-being, doctors are adopting them to efficiently run their practice... Full Story 
December 18, 2013 – 806 views
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Marijuana has always been a controversial drug. However, recent research gives legislators another reason to keep the substance from being legalized in most parts of the country. The THC deposits that the drug leaves in the body may harm users in many ways. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Feinburg School of Medicine (Northwestern University, Illinois) now shows that marijuana abuse at a young age may cause brain degeneration in a way that resembles the brain structures of schizophrenic patients... Full Story 
December 11, 2013 – 860 views
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As time goes by, technology grows and has a significant effect on the lives of people everywhere. The latest trend that has touched the lives of many is the popularity of smart phones. With these smart phones, things that were hard to even imagine a few years ago have become possible now and you can get access to almost any information on these phones. With access to the Internet on these phones, you can send and receive e-mails on the move and you will always be abreast with what is happening around you... Full Story