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Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends
Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The greater number of Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lead to only a slight increase in the use of medical services, and the ...
Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The latest legal showdown over the Affordable Care Act could make health insurance unaffordable for millions of Americans, some health policy experts say. But ...
Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer
Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Opdivo (nivolumab) has been expanded to include advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the agency said Wed...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of omega-3 fatty acids may protect against further damage in heart attack patients, a preliminary study suggests. The research inclu...
Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says
Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Helicopter parents, take note: A mother has a better relationship with her child if she respects the youngster's need for independence at a young age, a new study su...
Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative
Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In what could be a significant advance for personalized medicine, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to fund a research program aimed at developin...
Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study
Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sweetening Medicaid payments to primary-care providers does make appointments for first-time patients more widely available, a new s...
Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says
Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 33 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder, including 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The...
Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine
Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have hard numbers to back up their warnings that this season's flu shots are less than perfect: A new study finds the vaccine red...
Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One type of oral HPV (human papillomavirus) infection, HPV16, seems to last a year or longer in men over the age of 45 than it does in younger men, new ...