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Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

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Cringe-worthy Study Reveals Stethoscopes May Be Covered In Bacteria

It seems obvious now that it’s mentioned, but you’ve probably never considered the germs that could be congregating on the most rudimentary of medical tools.

02/28/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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NJ Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Prescribing Drugs Without Medical Necessity

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Director Eric T. Kanefsky announced the arrest of Doctor Liviu T. Holca, for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical necessity.

01/24/2014

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Kermit Gosnell Gets 30 Years In Drug Sentencing

A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for distributing painkillers.

12/16/2013

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Philadelphia Police Looking Into Murder Suspect’s Past

Philadelphia police are now looking into the past of 36-year-old Jason Smith, who is charged with the murder of Dr. Melissa Ketunuti.

01/25/2013

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Former Navy Doctor Looks At PTSD From Within

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is the hell of war that follows you home and a former Navy doctor’s book looks at the ailment, from the inside.

07/14/2012

Delaware Doctor Arrested For Unlawful Sexual Contact With Patient

An 84-year-old doctor was arrested on Friday for unlawful sexual contact with a patient last month, according to authorities in Delaware.

05/07/2012

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New Cancer PSA Gets Patients Asking Questions

Dr. Kazmi, an oncologist, spoke to Ukee Washington about a new PSA designed to get cancer patients thinking about the proper questions to ask their doctor.

04/04/2012

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Haverford College Grad & Physician Writes “Doctor-Speak” Decoding Book

Having a sick or hurt child can be frightening and worrisome, and a visit with the doctor just might leave you more confused than anything. That’s why a Haverford College grad, now a pediatrician of long-standing, has a new book to help.

01/22/2012

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Health: Do You Know Your Doctor?

Do you know your doctor? A 3-On Your Side investigation reveals doctor mistakes aren’t so easy to find. Some say physicians are not being adequately monitored or disciplined.

11/08/2011

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Judge: 1 Trial For Philadelphia Abortion Doctor, Staffers

Employees who worked for an abortion doctor charged with murdering a patient and seven newborns must stand trial with him, even if they are not charged with killing anyone, a Philadelphia judge ruled Friday.

09/30/2011

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NRC Sanctions Pa. Doctor In Flawed Cancer Treatments

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sanctioned a doctor who performed nearly 100 botched prostate cancer procedures at Philadelphia’s VA Medical Center.

02/24/2011

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