#doctors

News | In the News

How The Feds Turn Doctors Into Clerks | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

"The doctor will see you now." It's a common phrase, but no longer true. Even in the examining room, you're unlikely to make more than fleeting eye contact

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Direct primary care is a new movement of doctors and healthcare providers who don't accept insurance — instead relying on a monthly membership fee.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

These ER docs invented a real Star Trek tricorder

A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The care you get from your doctor may depend on his or her political views

Even in our increasingly partisan society, you might have figured that your doctor’s office would be neutral territory. But that just goes to show how naive you are.

News | Health & Wellbeing

9 Questions Your Doctor Wishes You’d Ask

"Asking questions is one of the best ways to ensure you and your doctor are on the same page."

Politics | Interesting Links

How Government Killed the Medical Profession

I am a general surgeon with more than three decades in private clinical practice. And I am fed up.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Millions facing a hefty increase in Medicare premiums in 2016

From Yahoo Finance: Nearly a third of the roughly 50 million elderly Americans who depend on Medicare for their physician care and other health services could see their premiums jump by 52 percent or more next year. While Congress is largely focused on ad

Miscellaneous | Pages I Like

Moptwo - Portner Medical Corporation

Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology integrating prescription medicines, herbals, homeopathics, and other appropriate alternate modalities.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy) | AAAAI

AAAAI explains that is a form of treatment that decreases symptoms for many people with allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, conjunctivitis or stinging insect allergies.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

If you won’t trust your doctors on vaccinating your kids, will you ever really trust them at all?

Politics | Obamacare

As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threaten Access to Care - NYTimes.com

Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors, prompting some physicians and consumer advocates to warn that the reductions could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to obtain care.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments

News | In the News

Health care cartels limit Americans' options

Certificate-of-need laws keep innovative treatment from patients willing to buy and try it.

Politics | Politics

Why Doctors Need a Minimum Wage

Doctors are endlessly accused of being overpaid, but when you break down the math, primary care physicians get the crap end of the stick. Is it time to give them a minimum wage?