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Tell Congress No Cuts to Medicare Physician Payments
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, illness, medicine, physicians, medicare )

- 230 days ago -
We urge Congress to reject these Medicare cuts and continue to support physicians' efforts to transition Medicare to a system that is focused on quality and value.
Harvard Doctors Just Revealed How Many People Will Die From Repealing Obamacare
Health & Wellness  (tags: repealing health care, Obamacare, President Obama, physicians, Affordable Care Act, Harvard )

- 608 days ago -
Two physicians with decades of experience studying death rates relating to changes in health coverage have concluded that repealing Obamacare is fatal. Getting rid of the healthcare reform law will result in 43,956 deaths every year.
Extra-Strength Acetaminophen: For Liver's Sake, Just Say No, Says FDA
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA warning, physicians, pharmacists, liver damage, death, acetaminophen, disease, health, illness, humans, medicine, risks, warning, prevention )

- 1609 days ago -
Apparently, the FDA's warning four months ago was missed by many physicians, pharmacists and patients, so the drug agency, in an unusual move, saw fit Monday to remind us:
Cash-Only Doctors Abandon the Insurance System
Health & Wellness  (tags: Insurance, opt-out, physicians, concierge medicine, health, healthcare )

- 1930 days ago -
Fed up with declining payments and rising red tape, a small but growing number of doctors is opting out of the insurance system completely. They're expecting patients to pony up with cash.
Agencies Warn of Coming Doctor Shortage
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, treatment, physicians, humans, interesting, news )

- 3031 days ago -
Uneven distributions, in disciplines and locations, could strain the healthcare system. Can it be stopped?
Health Care Reform : Uninsured Camp Out for Free Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, health care, health care reform, single payer, public option, President Obama, Democrats, Republicans, uninsured, 49 million Americans are uninsured, physicians, nurses, hospitals, insurance companies, lobbyists )

- 3339 days ago -
An estimated 3,000 people traveled to Wise, Virginia, to receive free health, dental and eye care from volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers, who provided the care at their own expense.
Health Care Reform: 450,000 Doctors Can't Be Wrong   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, health, doctors, physicians, preventive care, reform, universal health care, President Barack Obama, Blue Dog Democrats, AAFP, insurance, public option, Robert Greenwald, heal, health care now )

- 3342 days ago -
The U.S. has a catastrophically fragmented health care system that provides incentives for sick care instead of prevention. The system is in dire need of reform -- reform to save lives, to save families and money for patients and the health care system.
Many Doctors, Many Tests, No Rhyme or Reason
Health & Wellness  (tags: patient, physicians, lab tests, technology, health care, hospitals )

- 3847 days ago -
In our health care system, if you have a slew of physicians and a willing patient, almost any sort of terrible excess can occur.
One in 10 Suffers 'Hospital Harm'
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, risks, safety, accidents, errors, mishaps, hospital, physicians, doctors, nursing )

- 3953 days ago -
Accidents, errors and mishaps in hospital affect as many as one in 10 in-patients, claim researchers
The Lancet Letter: Doctors Around the Globe Criticize US Physicians at Guantanamo
Health & Wellness  (tags: Guantanamo, The Lancet, medical care, physicians, prisoners, medical ethics )

- 4034 days ago -
Criticism focuses on the force-feeding of Guantanamo prisoners during a recent huger strike and ignoring evidence of torture.

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