Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama's health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Black Doctors’ Association To Meet In DC

The nation’s largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.


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Study: Uninsured Patients Get Better Care Than Insured

According to a recent study, severely injured patients are less likely to be transferred to a trauma center if they have health insurance.


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FDA Seeks Faster Warning Updates for Generic Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for doctors and patients.


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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.


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A Welcome Let-Up In Health Costs That May Not Last

Americans’ spending on medical goods and services isn’t rising as quickly. Two of the past three years have seen the slowest growth on record. But will it last?


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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.