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72 headlines found matching 'patients'
Tue September 20, 2016
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
The FDA has a strict protocol for approving expensive new drugs. Safety. Effectiveness. and whether the manufacturer 'needed to be capitalized'
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
"The search for the 'gynecological UFO' is finally over"
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Fri September 16, 2016
(US News)
 
 
 
One in four Medicare patients uses their blood pressure medications incorrectly. The other three didn't have any blood pressure issues until they had to deal with being treated through the Medicare system
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Mon September 12, 2016
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Pro-tip: Ziploc bags are not condoms
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Sat September 10, 2016
(Daily Express)
 
 
 
This just in: Hillary Clinton is suffering from advanced vascular dementia and has just one year to live
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Fri September 09, 2016
(UPI)
 
 
 
Study finds hospitals inflate the prices of some services by 20 times or more. Why? BECAUSE THEY CAN. What are you going to do about it, citizen? Nothing. Mu-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha
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Thu September 08, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Ten lies you shouldn't be telling your doctor. Strangely missing: "I don't know HOW that got in there. Million to one shot, doc"
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
On the bright side of things, we're getting astonishingly good at curing children's cancer
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(Fox 59)
 
 
 
Health officials running out of ways to treat gonorrhea as cases increase in Indiana, as if you needed another reason to avoid Indiana
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(UPI)
 
 
 
New asthma drug approved, and in keeping with the finest pharma traditions will cost as much as a midsize sedan
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Wed September 07, 2016
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Good news everyone. Scientists have successfully reversed alcohol dependence with simple injections. And it works great on rats
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(CBC)
 
 
 
Got some wool and some time to purl on your hands? This Nova Scotia hospital is in need of finger puppets to give out to child patients
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Sun September 04, 2016
(Fusion)
 
 
 
Just when you thought Facebook couldn't get any creepier, now it's recommending patients friend each other and their psychiatrist. Aren't the patients paranoid enough as it is?
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Fri September 02, 2016
(The New York Observer)
 
 
 
"A man came into the ER with a birthday candle in his penis" and 10 other weird issues patients tried to hide from their doctors
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Wed August 31, 2016
(Fox News)
 
 
 
For recipients of an organ transplant, smoking is even more dangerous than for the rest of the population. Especially the kidney transplant patients who like to smoke while they finish off their nightly case of beer
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(WebMD)
 
 
 
American adults with depression are not getting treatment. Mostly the ones who are sad about not having health care insurance that will cover visits to a therapist
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Tue August 30, 2016
(KUOW Seattle)
 
 
 
This is what happens when government is allowed to compete with drug companies
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Donald Trump's hack doctor overmedicated his patients
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Mon August 29, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
A new audit conducted by the Romero Group determines thirty-seven Medicare Advantage Plans are guilty of massive overcharges
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(Vox)
 
 
 
This is your brain on 20 years of American prescription drug commercials
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(NJ.com)
 
 
 
New Jersey police blame forty-nine deaths on na na na na na na na na na na BATMAN heroin
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Sun August 28, 2016
(CBS Los Angeles 2)
 
 
 
Even despite being fully insured, a California resident received an $18,000 medical bill
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Sat August 27, 2016
(Fox News)
 
 
 
New survey says that hair transplants make men look younger and more attractive. Although in presidential races it's hard to argue with the power of a bad combover
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Thu August 25, 2016
(CNBC)
 
 
 
CEO of EpiPen maker: Sure, we raised the price of our life saving drug by 400% in recent years, but "I have a business to run"
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Sat August 20, 2016
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Cost of life-saving EpiPen has increased 400% since 2007, as Mylan continues its adrenaline gold rush
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Fri August 19, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Patients in Welsh hospital now able to choose natural lube option for colonoscopy
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Thu August 18, 2016
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Just in time for allergy season Mylan pharmaceuticals hikes up their prices by as much as 400%
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(CNN)
 
 
 
With a quick diagnosis, new medicines, and a crack hospital staff, the chances of surviving a brain-eating amoeba infection have risen to 3 out of 138
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Mon August 15, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
Because the United States does not have strict rules for prescription drug companies or insurance companies, both industries are free to profit off of sickness. The 2017 list of excluded prescription drugs is here, with up to 150 on the list
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Tue August 09, 2016
(Science Alert)
 
 
 
New study that says Botox can spread from its injection site raises eyebrows in the medical community
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Sun August 07, 2016
(ScienceBlog)
 
 
 
"Suicidal patients have reduced levels of an enzyme called ACMSD which results in lower production of picolinic acid, an important molecule for brain protection. We have a much clearer indication of the biological mechanics behind suicidal tendency"
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Tue August 02, 2016
(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Document leak from the Central Ohio Urology Group leaves people pissed off
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Mon August 01, 2016
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Step 1) get patients addicted to opioids. Step 2) massively inflate the price of anti-overdose drug. Step 3) Profit
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Thu July 28, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose - unless you're a scientist, that is
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Tue July 26, 2016
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Man gets double hand job. No happy ending, though
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(Modern Readers)
 
 
 
A century from now, doctors will use bacterium-like microbots to perform surgery. Just kidding, they're already testing it in Europe now
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Tue July 19, 2016
(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
The best way to get a hospital to improve its food is to make the managers eat it for an entire week. "Yellow pucks of sadness"
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Mon July 18, 2016
(CBS News)
 
 
 
CDC warns of the dangers of traveling to the Dominican Republic for plastic surgery, after numerous reports of women going in for facelift and a nose job and coming out looking like Manny Ramirez
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Sun July 17, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
Nice attacker upgraded from lone wolf to ISIS terrorist
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Thu July 14, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Need some extra money? Able to produce semen? Infected with Zika? If you answered "yes" to all these questions, then the CDC has the perfect earning opportunity for you
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Wed July 13, 2016
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
People in Kashmir are shooting their eyes out with pellet guns so frequently, an international team of eye surgeons is being assembled to fly there. Ralphie unavailable for comment
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Doctors starting to see cases of chronic marijunana overdose: "People don't know that this exists"
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Tue July 12, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Gingers: the silent killers
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Mon July 11, 2016
(Dayton Daily News)
 
 
 
"Dayton-area doctor exposed his genitals to people for years." You'd think they would have eventually looked away
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Cursive, print, or keyboards only? What do your choices say about you?
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Daemons: Infernal creatures of evil or automated Unix processes?
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
MacArthur Park is frightening in the dark. All the doctors are prescribing pills. Many patients claiming ankle sprains. I don't want to cast aspersions, of Oxycontin pill diversions, but they'll never make six million bucks again
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Sun July 10, 2016
(Yakima Herald Republic)
 
 
 
If you are thinking about getting bitten by a rattlesnake this weekend, make sure and carry $50,000 with you when you go to the hospital
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Fri July 08, 2016
(Digital Trends)
 
 
 
You no longer have to wait until Grandpa gets lost walking home to realize he might have Alzheimers
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Wed July 06, 2016
(Tech Crunch)
 
 
 
Put a fork into Theranos, throw it on the grill. The directors on the board lacked necessary skills, but before we pass another legislative bill, "Nah, forget it, send a letter, Yo, Holmes, to the Hill"
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Sat July 02, 2016
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists at Boston's Northeastern University have isolated a group of bacteria that consume the chemical the brain uses to calm itself. EVERYBODY PANIC
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Fri July 01, 2016
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Trump might be tweaking on diet pills
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Thu June 30, 2016
(The Stack)
 
 
 
Sending texts creates a completely new kind of brain wave, so don't be fooled by that 'Walking Dead' expression
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Wed June 29, 2016
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Even with good health insurance, the average stay at a hospital costs patients $1,000. Although they can drop that figure by as much as $500 if they bring their own aspirin and Band-Aids
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Mon June 27, 2016
(Futurism)
 
 
 
New protein found that will unclog arteries. State fairs everywhere will soon be selling it deep fried on a stick
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Sun June 26, 2016
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Pat Summitt may be coaching the great women's basketball team in the sky soon
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
"Seen Kyle? He's this tall -- and I think he stabbed me"
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Thu June 23, 2016
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"According to health professionals, going commando at night is necessary to let your nether regions 'breathe' and to avoid infection"
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
The GOP's response to the Zika virus: A) is four months late; B) is a billion dollars short; C) cuts contraception funds; D) bars Planned Parenthood from treating sick patients; or E) all of the above
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Tue June 21, 2016
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Google is adjusting the search results you get when you look up the symptoms you are feeling so that the first thing you see doesn't say you have ass cancer
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Thu June 16, 2016
(CBS News)
 
 
 
Pop quiz, hotshot: You're an EMT in the drive thru at White Castle and dispatch gives you a call. What do you do? Hint: If you want to keep your job, the opposite of what these guys did
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Tue June 14, 2016
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Allegedly, the Orlando terrorist's wife was with him when he bought ammo and drove him to Pulse to scope it out. She tried to talk him out of it but failed to notify law enforcement when she failed to talk him out of it
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Thu June 09, 2016
(CBS News)
 
 
 
Doctor assisted dying is about to become legal in Canada. Or as it's called in the U.S., membership in an HMO
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Wed June 08, 2016
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
Delaware will treat all Medicaid patients with hepatitis C -- I'm not sure how that will help, but, you're the doctor
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Family physician "afraid" of vaccines, says it's all about the colon
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Mon June 06, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
I lift big butts and I cannot lie
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Fri June 03, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
"Let me be clear: Nonprofit hospitals should not be in the business of aggressively suing their patients"
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Thu June 02, 2016
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Subby's husband had to have emergency open chest surgery last week b/c of an aortic aneurysm. He is up and walking w/a giant stapled incision from the neck down past the ribcage. Need tattoo suggestions to cover that are creative
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(Kingston Whig)
 
 
 
There has to be a special place in hell for nurses who steal the pain meds of dying patients and replace their hydromorphone with saline. Until then, prison will have to do. "This is a breach of trust on stilts. The harm she caused is indescribable"
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(KSTU FOX 13)
 
 
 
You know how the old saying goes: It's better to be pissed off than to have to drink your professor's urine for extra credit
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Wed June 01, 2016
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Podiatrists declare Crocs bad for your feet, sex life
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Tue May 31, 2016
(Military.com)
 
 
 
House of Repres-WHAT? They voted to allow the VA to prescribe marijuana to veterans? WTF is this? Now I'm worked up. If only there was something I could use to calm down. ARG
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