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Navigating Health Care And Its Costs

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.

10/25/2013

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Sharing Results Of Medical Tests

Should patients be given their lab results, x-ray and MRI results and other potentially life-altering test results without a doctor’s consultation?

07/29/2013

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A New Resource For Medical Information

The American College of Physicians is teaming up with Consumer Reports to provide medical information regarding important medical topics that affect many of us.

04/24/2012

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The Effect Of Electronic Medical Records On Healthcare Costs

According to a report in the journal Health Affairs, computerized patient records are unlikely to cut health care costs and may actually encourage doctors to order expensive tests more often.

03/20/2012

Concern Over Skyrocketing Number Of CT Scans

There is increasing concern over exposure to ionizing radiation from a skyrocketing number of CT scans for all kinds of medical testing.

12/07/2010

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