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In an effort to resolve a citywide and nationwide epidemic of prescription drug abuse, The New York Times reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has instated a new city policy to restrict the writing of prescriptions for painkillers in emergency rooms. While “Over 250,000 New Yorkers over age 12 are abusing...
A new article from the Kaiser Health News blog Capsules reports the Obama administration ruling on Thursday, "Obstetricians, gynecologists, and emergency room physicians won't be eligible for higher Medicaid pay rates for primary care doctors that start in January." The increased pay is "reserved for...
"Biogen Idec Inc said on Wednesday its experimental treatment for patients with hemophilia A, a disorder that inhibits coagulation of the blood, controlled bleeding with fewer treatments in a late-stage clinical trial. About 30 percent of patients in one arm of the trial were able to go five days without...