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Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country – a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll….

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3 hours ago

Hard search for less invasive brain surgery leads to eyelid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott’s unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut – operating through her eyelid….

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3 hours ago

VA to create unified framework with 5 service regions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department said Monday it is creating a single regional framework that divides the sprawling agency into five clearly marked regions….

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3 hours ago

Finding available options when diagnosis calls for surgery

Health advocates advise a second opinion when major surgery is recommended. Here are tips on searching for options….

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3 hours ago

Gov’t to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation’s $3 trillion health care system….

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2 hours ago

Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country – a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll….

KDWN

2 hours ago

VA to create unified framework with 5 service regions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department said Monday it is creating a single regional framework that divides the sprawling agency into five clearly marked regions….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Finding available options when diagnosis calls for surgery

Health advocates advise a second opinion when major surgery is recommended. Here are tips on searching for options….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Hard search for less invasive brain surgery leads to eyelid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott’s unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut – operating through her eyelid….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Gov’t to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation’s $3-trillion health care system….