No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint. But new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought — and people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Patients need to realize they’re also paying to cover hospital equipment, salaries and even other patients who don’t pay their bills, according to Jan Emerson-Shea of the California Hospital Association.
Medical staff and students work with life-like mannequin simulators and surgical robots to advance training.
More than 17,500 people in less than a decade have had genital injuries caused by zippers, according to a recent study.
A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has surged in popularity in convenience stores, bars and on college campuses.