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Medicare to Require Hospitals Post Prices Online

April 25, 2018   ·   0 Comments

U.S. hospitals will have to post their standard prices online and make it easier for patients to access their electronic medical records, Medicare officials said ...

Medical Marijuana May Not Help Your Sleep Apnea

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical marijuana shouldn’t be used to treat sleep apnea, the American Academy ...

Her Dog Kept Sniffing a Bump on Her Nose. It Was Cancer

You’ve heard of dogs sniffing out hidden drugs, explosives, or missing people. Can some of our four-legged friends spot cancer by its scent, too? Lauren ...

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Blood Infection

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is being treated for a blood infection in a Houston hospital. Bush, 93, was admitted Sunday morning to Houston ...

Injured Vet Has First Penis/Scrotum Transplant

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant was performed about a month ...

Chrissy Metz perseveres, shows that she’s one of us.

Chrissy Metz occasionally has to pinch herself. Star of the wildly popular NBC television series This Is Us, Metz is having a dazzling year (or ...

Opioid Scripts Down, But Anti-Addiction Meds Up

April 20, 2018 — Prescriptions for opioid painkillers are declining in the United States while prescriptions for medications to treat opioid addiction are on the ...

Permanent Birth Control: His and Her Options

Three years after they got married, Alexandra Paul and her husband, Ian, wanted better birth control. Paul was fed up with side effects of the ...

Wrist Device Shows Promise for Hand Tremors

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A wrist device that stimulates nerves in the arm may bring some relief ...

A Big Belly Bad for Your Heart

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even if you’re not obese, too much belly fat could harm your ticker, ...

Can Marijuana Be The Answer For Pain?

April 20, 2018 — Like many of her friends, Alexandra Callner, now 58, experimented with recreational marijuana when she was younger. “I had tried it, ...

Panel: FDA Should OK Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug

A marijuana-derived epilepsy drug should be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, an advisory committee unanimously recommended on Thursday. If approved in an ...

Could a Tattoo Someday Spot Your Cancer?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tattoos serve many purposes, perhaps expressing artistry, loyalty or love. Now, scientists working ...

You and Your Pooch May Have Similar Tummy Bacteria

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The makeup of bacteria in your dog’s digestive tract may be more like ...

Does Pot Really Dull a Teen’s Brain?

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pot-smoking teens may not be dooming themselves to a destiny of dim-wittedness, a ...

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