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Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 10:36 am
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.
Snow Brings Days of Tumult for Residents of Nursing Home Near Buffalo
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 10:19 am
A sagging ceiling prompted the evacuation of 177 frail elderly residents, who spent hours in a former shopping mall before being moved to temporary locations.
Notable Absence of New Ebola Quarantines at New York Area Airports
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 8:40 am
Since a nurse flew into Newark’s airport on Oct. 24 and was kept at a hospital for three days, no one else has been caught up in the quarantine dragnet at the New York and New Jersey airports.
Home-Birth Film Prepares for Redelivery, Worldwide
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 8:39 am
An expanded version of “The Business of Being Born,” a documentary by the actress Ricki Lake that some experts say plays down the risks of delivering babies at home, will debut on Netflix.
Retro Report: Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ‘Sybil’
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 7:35 am
Bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been diagnosed in millions of Americans, but is that a result of more expert diagnosis, or simply too frequent diagnosis?