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CDC: Married Men More Likely to See Doctor For Checkups

Tie the knot, see a doc? A new study says men are more likely to get medical checkups if they’re married rather than just living with a woman.

06/11/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Jail Doctor Gets 5 Years for Sex Assault of Inmate

A former doctor at the D.C. Jail has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a male inmate who went to him for medical care.

11/08/2013

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Md. Lawsuit Over Doctor’s Recordings Goes Forward

Thousands of women who visited a Baltimore gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped patients will be allowed to join together for settlement talks in a class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employed him.

11/01/2013

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New Push To Make AIDS Virus Testing Common During Routine Check-Up

There’s a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.

11/20/2012

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Feds Charge Ex-W.Va. Doctor Over Prescriptions

Federal prosecutors have charged a former West Virginia doctor whose prescribing practices were linked to 11 deaths.

06/04/2012