Medical

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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

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Health Enterprise Zone to Open in Prince George’s

The first of five patient-centered medical homes as part of a health enterprise zone is opening in Prince George’s County.

03/06/2014

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DC On Fast Track To Decriminalizing Pot Possession

It took nearly 15 years after voters approved medical marijuana for it to become available in the District of Columbia, but the next major change to pot laws in the nation’s capital is on the fast track.

11/02/2013

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FDA Approves Brain Scan for ADHD Children

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical scan that can help diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children by measuring brain waves.

07/15/2013

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