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    Flu shots The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...

    Closing a confidentiality gap [Commentary]

    Closing a confidentiality gap [Commentary]
    An absolute right to privacy in health care is enshrined in the oath all medical professionals must take. Providers understand they cannot effectively treat a patient if that patient cannot trust that his or her medical information will remain...

    Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases

    Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases
    Lawyers have reached settlements in two pending class action cases alleging that former cardiologist Mark G. Midei performed unnecessary stent procedures at St. Joseph Medical Center, according to the hospital's former owner. Michael Romano, a...

    $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case

    $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case
    The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of patients through unnecessary heart stent procedures, according to court documents. As many as 273...