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White Mom Says Maryland Clinic Refused To Treat Black Daughter
Schoolteacher Karen Dresser says clinic employees didn't believe she's the child's mother and demanded proof of guardianship.
What Is Urgent Care, And When Is It The Right Choice?
Mount Sinai Health System
Mount Sinai Health System
Erick Eiting, MD Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Director of Emergency Medicine
'I Think Maybe It's Better Than It Ever Was Before'
Mama. Yogi. Writer.
My boy hurt himself yesterday. A door flung open in playful exuberance by his older sister with his small foot underneath
'It Will Never Happen To Me'
Rachel Marie Martin
Writer of FindingJoy.net
I think most of our lives we read about tragedies and hard stuff and breathe a sigh of relief and think that it will never
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I Choose Life. I Choose Love.
Annette M Hadley
Artist, writer, creative entrepreneur, owner of Abundance Art
“There’s so much love in this place” ― Agatha, the female precog in Minority Report In June 2016, I wrote the following: I’m
Why Are So Many Kids Dying From Undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes advocate and spokesperson for education, chang...
Remember this? "In medicine, a differential diagnosis is the distinguishing of a particular disease or condition from others
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Virtual Doctor Visits May Not Be Best For Urgent Care
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
A quarter of patients got the wrong -- or no -- diagnosis, according to a new study.
Hospital Executives Beware: Impatient Patients Are Taking Charge
Organizational psychologist, researcher, New York Times bestse...
Without a change in course, hospital executives are danger of going the way of the railroads -- this industry held an unquestioned monopoly... until it didn't. If executives don't adapt to the new realities of health care, they too could wake up one day to find that they've become obsolete.
The Urgencies of Care: Here, There and Everywhere
David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder, True Health Initiative
Access to care is an important element in the quality of both health care, and the overall public health. All too often small problems neglected for a while turn into larger problems. Barriers to care propagate just such costly misfortune.
10 Steps You Should Take Now to Protect Your Health in 2014
Dr. Cary Presant
Practicing hematologist and oncologist, and Professor of Medicine
You need to take charge of your medical care now more than ever. If you do this well, you will have confidence in the future. Letting things just happen around you may lead to bad decisions, serious undiagnosed illness, suffering, disability, and sometimes even death.
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'I Like My Skin Thin, Thank You'
Lisa is a guest on the planet, aware and articulate about the ...
I've been told I over-analyze things too much. I've been told I'm too sensitive about little things. I've been told I should grow a thicker skin. I like my skin thin.
Why Medicaid Cuts Harm Us All
Maggie Kozel, M.D.
Author, 'The Color of Atmosphere: One Doctor's Journey In and ...
But it is also a terrible deal for taxpayers. The American taxpayer needs to understand how this Medicaid patient ended up in Randy's office.
ER Crisis: Think, Plan, Act to Get Best Emergency Care in Urgent Situations
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.
What's ailing our ERs? Simply put, they wrongly have become the venue of last resort for too many people for medical treatment. For many of us, there are better options, including urgent care or even retail clinics.
Health Care Reform: Myths and Misunderstandings
Philip Lee Miller, MD
Founder, CEO California Age Management Institute
We are all too aware of the right wing echo chamber. A well orchestrated score promoting stereotyped rat a tat answers. How do they do this? The same may be true in on the left as well.
Doctor Offers His Own Health Care For $49 A Month, $5 A Visit
In Palmdale, Calif., Brian Watt of KPCC highlights the story of Cesar Hernandez, who was laid off in November from his construction
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