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Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015. The annual enrollment window for the privately run versions of the government's Medicare program for the elderly and...
Early December may be the least wonderful time of the year for Medicare Advantage customers who still haven't settled on coverage plans for 2015. Most people enrolled in the privately run version of the government's Medicare program for the elderly and disabled people have until...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon has been disciplined for removing a prisoner's healthy kidney and leaving the diseased one intact. The state medical board last week placed Dr. Charles Coonan Streit on probation for three years, the Orange County Register reported...
State health officials are being proactive in dealing with an issue no one seems to want to talk about, but as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports, organizers of tonight's town hall meeting in Georgetown hope to change that.
Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015. The annual enrollment window for the privately run versions of the government's Medicare program for the elderly and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, is calling for the federal government's full attention to improve water quality in America's lakes and rivers, describing the toxic algae blooms that tainted his city's water supply this summer as a danger "doomed to be repeated."...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, is calling for the federal government's full attention to improve water quality in America's lakes and rivers. He says that the toxic algae blooms that tainted his city's water supply this summer are a danger "doomed to be repeated."...
LONDON (AP) — Europe's drug regulator says there is no proof that a flu vaccine for the elderly was linked to side effects, including deaths in Italy. Last week, Italy pulled two batches of Fluad, made by Switzerland's Novartis AG, after reports that people died after getting...
(additional information provided by St. David's) The new facility provides patients with a wide array of pediatric services, including pediatric surgery with a dedicated operating room exclusively for pediatric patients; pediatric radiology for interpretation of studies, as well...