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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

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

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

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

Neighbors of Martin MacNeill talk to the media after he was found guilty of the murder of his wife Michele MacNeill on November 9, 2013 in Provo, Utah.   (credit:  George Frey/Getty Images)

Utah Doctor Set For 2nd Trial On Sex Abuse

The Utah doctor convicted of leaving his heavily drugged wife to die in a bathtub will face a new trial next year on 6-year-old sexual assault charges.

11/18/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Doctor Charged With Killing Wife, Son Claims He Slept With Gun In Fear Of Him

A Salt Lake City doctor has been arrested for the murder of his ex-wife a year and one-half after her body was found in an overflowing bathtub with a knife stuck in her.

04/25/2013

File photo of a plastic surgeon's operation room. (Photo by KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Death Of Utah Doctor, Girlfriend Ruled Overdose

Medical examiners say the death of a plastic surgeon and his girlfriend came from an overdose of a common anesthesia.

02/15/2013

FIle photo of a gynecology textbook and a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

N.M. Exonerates Late-Term Abortion Doctor

The New Mexico Medical Board on Thursday exonerated an Albuquerque doctor of gross negligence for her handling of a late-term abortion in a case that raised questions about whether politics trumped patient privacy.

02/07/2013

File photo of hospital room. (photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Vegas Doctor Charged With Sex Assault Of Patient

Police in North Las Vegas have arrested a local doctor on suspicion of sexual assaulting a 68-year-old woman during a physical examination.

01/27/2013

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