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Some Levels Of Stress Can Be Good For You

If you think stress is always bad for you, doctors say you’re going down the wrong road.

07/27/2012

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Hospital Improving Heart Attack Patient Response Time

Moments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. But it’s not just about how fast the ambulance can get a heart attack victim to the hospital. It’s also about how fast the hospital can treat the patient.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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North Texas Doctor Accused Of Fraud Gives Up License

A North Texas doctor accused of running a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $375 million has surrendered his medical license.

06/18/2012

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Iowa Police Believe Plano Dr. Was Part Of Murder-Suicide

A prosecutor says a 44-year-old North Texas doctor followed his ex-girlfriend to the home of her new boyfriend in a small Iowa town before killing her and committing suicide.

03/23/2012

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Medicare Fraud Suspect To Appear In Dallas Court

Dr. Jacques Roy will be in court on Monday, asking to be released from jail. Roy is said to be the ringleader of the nation’s largest Medicare fraud.

03/05/2012

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Millions Now Manage Aging Parents’ Care From Afar

As lifespans lengthen and the number of seniors rapidly grows, more Americans find themselves in the perilous position of struggling to care for an ailing loved one from hundreds or thousands of miles away.

01/26/2012

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Sex Poses Surprisingly Low Risk To Heart Patients

Good news: Sex is safe for most heart patients. If you’re healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or gasping for breath, you can have a love life.

01/20/2012

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Telling Your Doctor That You Want A Second Opinion

Confirming a diagnosis can sometimes make a big difference. But telling your doctor that you want a second opinion can be uncomfortable.

01/19/2012

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Doctor Who Treated JFK In ER After Shooting Dies

An anesthesiologist who attached a heart monitor to President John F. Kennedy in a Dallas hospital’s emergency room and interviewed wounded Texas Gov. John Connally for surgery has died. Dr. Adolph H. “Buddy” Giesecke Jr. was 79.

01/02/2012

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Do You Have A Cold, Or Is It The Flu?

12/06/2011

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Medicare Back On The Brink Over Cuts To Doctors

Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.

11/28/2011

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More Docs Turning Away Unvaccinated Patients

No shot, no service. It sounds extreme, but that’s how far some doctors are going to protect some of their patients. A growing number of physicians are standing up to families who decide not to get vaccines.

11/04/2011

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