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  • Living on, with heartbreak

    The list seemed too long for one person to read, so the small group took turns. They stood round a table in a hushed conference room that December night a year ago. The grieving parents were far from the hospital, but as the wind and rain blew outside,...
  • Carefirst timeline

    June 1999: The Strategic Planning Committee of CareFirst BlueCross BlueSheld's board tells the board it is engaging a consultant and developing a strategic plan. November 1999: The CareFirst board adopts a strategic plan calling for CareFirst to grow and...
  • Judge allows more time for CareFirst reform talks

    A U.S. District Court judge extended a stay yesterday in the CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield legal dispute to give the company more time to discuss possible adjustments to a deal designed to preserve its license to provide national coverage to 3.2...
  • U.S. subpoenas CareFirst

    Federal investigators have subpoenaed extensive records of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in a probe of the conduct of Maryland's largest health insurer and its officers in attempting to convert the company to a for-profit operation and sell itself to a...
  • Funding would advance cancer research: My Word

    Funding would advance cancer research: My Word
    Cancer. It's a life-changing word that used to mean it was time to get your affairs in order. That's not the case anymore. Cancer is now a fight that more and more people are winning. But even though we have made great strides in treating and curing...
  • When health insurers play games, patients lose

    When health insurers play games, patients lose
    Dr. Theodore Corwin, a plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks for the last 30 years, has had run-ins with insurers before, but never one so aggravating — and pointless — as this. A 26-year-old woman recently came to his office complaining of back,...
  • Children's Hospital Seeks Donations For Baskets Before Easter Weekend

    Children's Hospital Seeks Donations For Baskets Before Easter Weekend
    HARTFORD—Each year the Connecticut Children's Medical Center collects donations to make spring baskets for their young patients. With the Easter holiday only a few days away, the Child Life department is scrambling to get enough donations to...
  • Their superpowers? Boosting spirits at children's hospital

    Their superpowers? Boosting spirits at children's hospital
    The nurses on the 20th floor were the first to see them. “Oh my goodness,” declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows. Other nurses came to look and laughed at the sight. Were the children...
  • Dr. Zukas wins first Lehigh County Medical Society Humaneness Award

    The Lehigh County Medical Society has created a Humaneness in Medicine award, and we have a winner. The medical society last week announced that Dr. Jeanne Zukas, chief resident of the Lehigh Valley Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Training Program,...
  • For kids, moving can be mentally tough

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Moving to a new area may be hard on the mental health of children, especially adolescents, according to a new U.S. study. Based on analysis of medical records for more than a half million children, researchers found the...
  • Obamacare and its effect on women's health

    Obamacare and its effect on women's health
    Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby. Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
  • West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts

    West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts
    Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012. The Obama administration is...