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Posted: May 10, 2013
The date marking 20 years since my father’s passing came up recently. In looking back, I can recall that day as if it were only yesterday. My father was in a hospital in Fresno, California, for heart bypass surgery, and I’d flown in from New Orleans where I was doing my... Read More
Posted: May 10, 2013
Creighton University Medical Center consistently charged the most among Nebraska and Iowa hospitals for common procedures listed in a federal database that's aimed at encouraging consumers to comparison shop. Newly released Medicare data from 2011 shows that Creighton charged... Read More
Posted: May 09, 2013
Dr. Paul Lynch was on the Dr. Oz Show this week to discuss epidural steroid injections, which were portrayed in a controversial light.  Following the segment Dr. Lynch posted this response to the interview on his website, paindoctor.com.  "Epidural steroid injections... Read More
Posted: May 09, 2013
PORTLAND, Maine — Several Maine advocacy groups joined forces Thursday to launch a new grass-roots campaign for universal health insurance coverage. At press conferences in Portland and Bangor, the coalition urged Mainers to work toward a new health care system that recognizes... Read More
Posted: May 08, 2013
Hospitals are places of healing and health. But paradoxically, they also have a lot of potential health hazards — harsh cleaning chemicals, X-rays, lab accidents — that could be dangerous for both patients and staff members. Some Bay Area hospitals are trying to reduce those... Read More
Posted: May 08, 2013
WASHINGTON — The list prices that hospitals charge became a lot more transparent to consumers on Wednesday, but maybe even harder to fathom. Nationwide, what one hospital charges for an operation can be 40 times or more what another hospital charges, new data from the... Read More
Posted: May 07, 2013
The two main parts of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center — the research tower and the hospital — got their own names Tuesday during the project's groundbreaking ceremony. The Buffett Cancer Center's 10-story research building will be called the Suzanne and Walter Scott... Read More
Posted: May 05, 2013
I met a woman in December, 2012, who said she couldn’t lose weight – her doctor said it was impossible for her to do so. At least that’s what she said her doctor said. If that is true, I’d seriously like to have a conversation with any doctor who could claim such a definitive... Read More
Posted: May 05, 2013
This past weekend was the first ever IDEA West conference. As usual, it was a wonderful experience to meet up with some of the very best educators in the fitness industry and share conversations, work, and have a little fun meeting new people. The goal of IDEA is to inspire... Read More
Posted: May 05, 2013
Omahan Kellie Beresh remembers well the devastating side effects of the cancer treatments that have kept her son Jake alive in the 10 years since doctors discovered a lemon-size tumor on his skull. One side effect that was particularly gruesome: a gaping hole in the then-6-year... Read More

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