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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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What Can Infections Lead To? Doctors Issue Warning

The story made national headlines — a college student in Georgia diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacteria that cost her a leg.

06/05/2012

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More Girls Hitting Puberty Earlier, Study Finds

It is a phenomenon that doctors don’t fully understand: More girls beginning puberty at a younger age.

04/04/2012

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UnitedHealth Unveils Patient Info Service For MDs

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum business is becoming the latest company to launch a service so doctors can share information about patients over the Internet.

02/14/2012

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Power Napping At Work? Doctors Say It Helps

Taking a nap during the day would be a dream for most of us. But doctors say dozing off can actually improve our health and productivity.

02/08/2012

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Paralyzed Athlete Gives Jablonskis Hope: ‘Keep Fighting’

Doctors told Jack Jablonski’s family last week that he would likely never walk again. But another family we’ve been following for years knows how much hope is ahead.

01/12/2012

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Wis. Bill Places New Requirements On Abortions

A Republican-backed bill would place new requirements on women seeking abortions in Wisconsin.

12/13/2011

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Wis. Doctors Reprimanded Over Protest Sick Notes

The board that supervises Wisconsin physicians reprimanded seven doctors Wednesday who were accused of writing sick notes for protesters to cover their time at last spring’s massive demonstrations against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law.

11/17/2011

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Health Watch: Promising New Surgery For Knee Problems

Doctors say three out of four people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point, which can lead to arthritis or, in serious cases, a total joint replacement. Now, there’s a promising new technique using a surprising resource.

11/16/2011

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Minn. Program For Immigrant Doctors Loses Funding

A University of Minnesota program that helps immigrant doctors qualify to practice in Minnesota has fallen victim to last month’s state budget agreement.

08/08/2011

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Trying A New Approach To Primary Care: Prevention

A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.

07/20/2011

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Mystery Shoppers To Test Minnesota Doctors

Hundreds of Minnesota doctors will soon be part of survey commissioned by the federal government.

06/27/2011

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Mayo Clinic Doctors Finish Work In Haiti

About 100 doctors, nurses and pharmacists have volunteered in Haiti since the January 2010 quake.

06/05/2011

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