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When A Doctor Should Just Say Sorry

Last May, surgeons at Yale New Haven Hospital removed the wrong body part from Deborah Craven. Now she's suing -- but, her lawyer says, not because of the mistake. He says she's suing in large part because she says she never heard these two words: "I'm sorry."

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VA Pays Millions To Keep Docs On Paid Leave

Taxpayers are paying millions for VA hospitals to keep health care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a investigation has found.

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Physicians Want To Learn More About End-Of-Life Counseling

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services started reimbursing doctors this year for providing end-of-life counseling to their patients as part of the movement toward giving patients more control of their care. But it might take a while for physicians to get up to speed with the counseling sessions.

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8 Things ER Doctors Refuse To Have In Their Homes

Emergency room physicians see all kinds of grisly stuff, which made us wonder: What products do they consider so hazardous they ban them from their homes and yards? Here are the everyday items that scare these accident front-liners the most.

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Better Care At Ten Percent Of The Cost

“The problem with Obamacare is that it is focused on finding the money to pay for what good healthcare costs; instead we should be focused on lowering the cost of healthcare so that people can afford it.”

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Pediatricians Are Not Sure How To Ask About Guns

A survey of parents in Missouri and Illinois reveals that about half of the children in those families spent time in homes that have firearms. However, few of the families reported talking about gun safety with their children’s pediatricians.

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Average Cost Of Employer Health Coverage Tops $18,000 For Family In 2016

Pace of cost increase slowed by accelerating shift into high-deductible plans, new survey shows



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