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California Lawmakers Pass Right-to-Die Measure

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'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams

CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers

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Childhood Vaccines Debate Rekindled at GOP Presidential Debate

Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke Patients

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Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

'Difficult' Patients Tend to Get Worse Care, Studies Find

Doctor Burnout Rates on the Rise

Doctor-Patient Emails Can Help the Chronically Ill

Doctor-Patient Relationship May Suffer When Technology Takes Over: Study

Doctors' Body Language May Hint at Racial Bias

Doctors Can Fine-Tune Estimates of Delivery Dates, Study Finds

Doctors Can Influence End-of-Life Care

Doctors Choose Less Aggressive Care at End of Life, Studies Reveal

Doctor's Empathy Boosts Patient Satisfaction

Doctors' Group Urges Greater Use of Generic Drugs

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

Doctors May Be Missing Chances to Treat Prediabetes

Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study

Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds

Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved Drugs

Doctors' Prescribing Practices Key to Curbing Painkiller Abuse: CDC

Doctors Rarely Discuss Religion With Critically Ill, Study Says

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows

Doctors Who Order More Tests Sued Less Often

Doctors, Nurse Practitioners Offer Comparable Outpatient Heart Care: Study

Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk

Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too

End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients

ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study

Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression

Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors

Experts Undecided on Whether Seniors Should Get Routine Vision Checks

Family Doctor Can Safely Assist Many Births

FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves

For Stroke Patients, Temporary Easing of Symptoms Can Be Deceiving

Gaps in Care Can Harm Patients After Heart Attack

Gender Disparities Persist in Academic Medicine

Girls Given Risky Meds Don't Get Contraceptive Advice

Health Care Workers Harbor Biases About Sexual Orientation: Study

Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems

In Defense of the Annual Checkup

Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control

Industry Paying for Growing Percentage of Medical Trials

Is Your Doctor Trustworthy? Past Records Tough to Find, Experts Say

Kidney Donors, Recipients Want to Know More About Each Other

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors

Leading Doctors' Group Wants to Ban Prescription Drug Ads

Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely

Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States

Many Americans Wait Too Long for Needed Health Care: Report

Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll

Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey

Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows

Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain

Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study

Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study

Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates

Many Parents Downplay Value of Flu Shot, Poll Finds

Many Parents Skeptical of Online Doctor Ratings, Poll Finds

Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone Call

Many U.S. Primary Care Docs Feel Unprepared for Complex Cases: Survey

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

More Patients Satisfied With Doctor Visits: Survey

More Than a Quarter of New Doctors May Be Depressed

Most Americans Will Experience At Least 1 Diagnostic Error: Report

Most Pediatricians Don't Ask About Mom's Depression

Neglecting Teen Health May Lead to Bigger Problems as Adults

New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study

New Guidelines Call for Kids, Health Care Workers to Get Flu Shots

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study

No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery

Obstetricians' Group Urges Docs to Help Support Breast-Feeding

Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids

One in Five Pediatricians Drops Families Who Refuse Vaccines: Survey

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report

Online Tool Helps Predict Chances of Kidney Failure, Study Finds

On-the-Job Training Funds for Pediatricians Lagging: Experts

Panel Undecided on Screening All Kids for Autism

Parents Keep Too Tight a Leash on Teens' Health Care: Survey

Parents of Child Cancer Patients Prefer Honesty, Study Finds

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies

Patient Care Doesn't Suffer When Surgical Residents Work More: Study

Pediatricians' Group Says U.S. Lacks Resources to Treat Kids in Disasters

Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression

People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

Personal Care Plans Tied to Better Follow-Up in Breast Cancer Survivors

Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests

Poll: Americans Want Bold Action to Keep Health Care Costs Down

Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: Study

Primary Care Docs the Leading Prescribers of Narcotic Painkillers: Study

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

Results of Many Clinical Trials Take Years to Publish

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?

Should the Annual Physical Be Scrapped?

Slow Progress on Curbing Wasteful, 'Low-Value' Health Care Practices: Study

Small Number of Doctors Trigger Big Share of Malpractice Payouts

Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's Care

Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: Study

Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers

Study Says Radiation Often Overused in Late-Stage Lung Cancer

Surgeon's Experience Tied to Success of Thyroid Removal: Study

Surgery Patients Like Online Follow-up, Study Finds

Surgical Safety Checklists May Shorten Hospital Stays, Save Lives

Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say

Text Messages May Prompt People to Take Their Meds

The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

Thyroid Cancer Cases in U.S. Level Off, Perhaps Reflecting Diagnostic Changes

Till Bolt Cutters Do Us Part: Titanium Rings a Challenge in the ER

To Sway Anti-Vaccine Beliefs, Focus on Consequences: Study

Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors: Study

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Too Many Seniors With Diabetes Are Overtreated, Study Suggests

Too Much Traffic in OR May Put Patients at Risk, Study Finds

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse

U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs

U.S. Pediatricians to Add Poverty to Well-Visit Checklist

U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA

Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study

When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study

Women in Cardiac Arrest May Be Less Likely to Receive Help

Women, Men Share Similar Symptoms of Heart Disease

Women's Pelvic Pain Often Unreported