Bill Would Require Background Checks for Md. DocsMaryland doctors would undergo criminal background checks and be continuously monitored under legislation the state medical licensing board plans to propose next year.
Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in NYCAn emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
CDC: Married Men More Likely to See Doctor For CheckupsTie 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.
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.
Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
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.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
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.
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.
Md. Lawsuit Over Doctor's Recordings Goes ForwardThousands 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.
New Push To Make AIDS Virus Testing Common During Routine Check-UpThere's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.
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.