medical care

  1. Well-being

    Energy healing: What the heck it is and how it can fix you

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    Once considered the realm of only mystics and gurus, energy healing is now mainstream, and in some hospitals on the West Coast is...
  2. Well-being

    Googling your symptoms is more dangerous than cancer itself

    Have you ever Googled random symptoms you're having to try and figure out what's wrong with you? If your answer's no... well, you're...
  3. K-12

    What those badges mean: Understanding medical credentials

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    You're in the pediatrician's office, and your child has already been seen by an LPN and a CNA. Who are these people, what training...
  4. Pregnancy

    How the medical community fails when delivering a Down syndrome diagnosis

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    Your ears burn. Your eyes water. You cannot believe you just heard an experienced medical professional utter such an insensitive,...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: I'm fighting for both my sons to live

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    Jenn McNary, mom of six, started an online campaign to plea for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to quickly approve a...
  6. Women's Health

    10 Appointments every woman should make

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    Tawnia Lashley is a mom of two boys. In 2009, she saw her doctor for her annual exam and had no reason for concern. She was not...
  7. Well-being

    All should have HIV screening

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    New guidelines encourage doctors to screen everyone ages 15 to 65 for HIV, not just those at risk for the disease.
  8. Health & Wellness

    Lab-grown kidney successful

    Scientists have successfully bioengineered a kidney and transplanted it in rats, offering hope that they can do the same for humans...
  9. Parenting

    What to deduct when you're expecting

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    Having a baby can be expensive. Fortunately, taxpayers can catch a few breaks under the Tax Code to make it a little more bearable.
  10. K-12

    The benefits of a pediatric hospital

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    If you live in a city where you have more than one choice when it comes to medical care for your children, deciding where to go can...
  11. Finance

    Bargaining for medical care

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    One of the biggest expenses most families deal with is medical care. Whether it's procedures that aren't covered by insurance or...
  12. Baby

    What to expect at your postpartum checkup

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    Now that you're getting used to life with a newborn, it's time to give your post-pregnancy body some attention. Although a spa day...
  13. Pregnancy

    Some doctors in South Florida refusing to treat obese patients

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    Some OB-GYNs in Florida are refusing to treat obese women due to both the risks of treating such patients and the fact that their...
  14. Well-being

    Kidney donor for 30 Rock ’s Grizz Chapman

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    When TV actor Grizz Chapman was diagnosed with kidney disease, a young Arizona man decided to help him out. He donated his kidney...
  15. Well-being

    How to get more out of your health care

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    In the coming months and years, you will likely be shouldering more and more of the burden of health care expenses -- if it hasn’t...
  16. Pets & Animals

    Why you need pet medical insurance

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    The American Pet Products Association estimates that pet spending for 2010 will reach an all-time high of $47.7 billion. With all...
  17. Well-being

    Talking to your aging parents about eldercare

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    Talking with your aging parents about their health is tough, but it’s an important conversation to have, both emotionally and...