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Dietary supplements line the shelves at Target in New York, Oct. 14, 2015. A large new study by the federal government f...
RURAL HOSPITAL CLOSURES 3
An ambulance drives through downtown Independence, Kansas, Oct. 1, 2015. By this weekend, the last patients will be disc...
RURAL HOSPITAL CLOSURES 2
IV machines and poles gathered in a patient room in the intensive care unit, now closed to patients and used as a storag...
RURAL HOSPITAL CLOSURES 1
Mercy Hospital Independence in Independence, Kansas, Oct. 1, 2015. By this weekend, the last patients will be discharged...
TRAVEL HEALTH INSURANCE ADV04
-- PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE - ONLINE OR IN PRINT - BEFORE OCT. 04, 2015. -- There are several guidelines t...
PATIENTS AS DONORS 1
Jack Hyer and his wife, Laura Jensen, who were both treated for cancer at the University of North Carolina and have allo...
PATIENTS AS DONORS 2
Dr. Reshma Jagsi, who conducted an unprecedented survey of more than 400 oncologists at 40 leading cancer centers, in An...
SCI CANCER OVERTREATMENT 3
Dr. Laura Esserman, a breast cancer surgeon at the University of California, sings to a patient in San Francisco, July 1...
SCI CANCER OVERTREATMENT 2
Dr. Laura Esserman, a breast cancer surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, holds a sheet of song lyric...
SCI CANCER OVERTREATMENT 1
Dr. Laura Esserman, a breast cancer surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, in front of a wall of tiles...
SCI DOCTORS GRADES
Continuous quality improvement grades leave one physician wondering whether, in the absence of context, they can gauge s...
VETERANS HOUSING 3
A building at the former site of Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus in Washington, July 24, 2015. Help USA, a nation...
VETERANS HOUSING 2
A rose garden trellis next to Abrams Hall at the former site of Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus in Washington, Ju...
VETERANS HOUSING 1
Thomas Hameline, president and chief executive of Help USA, at the former site of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Was...
NY LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK 2
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at a news conference about the recent outbreak of Legionnaires' dise...
NY LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a news conference about the recent outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, at Li...
LA HOSPITAL REPLACED 3
From left, Instrument Equipment Technician Donna Brown, Supervisor Chandra Landry, and Instrument Equipment Technician T...
LA HOSPITAL REPLACED 2
An electrician works in a resuscitation room in the emergency wing in the University Medical Center in New Orleans, July...
LA HOSPITAL REPLACED 1
A view of the new University Medical Center in New Orleans, July 29, 2015. The new hospital will take the place of Chari...
SCI HARD TO REACH PATIENTS
A doctor can go to great lengths to get crucial information to a hard-to-reach patient, to the point of appearing obsess...
VIRTUAL DOCTOR VISITS 1
An employee at CHI Franciscan Health’s telemedicine center monitors far-flung patients’ vital signs, in Tacoma, Wash., A...
VIRTUAL DOCTOR VISITS 3
Ben Green, director of Clinical Innovation at Carena, a company that provides telemedicine solutions, in Seattle, April...
VIRTUAL DOCTOR VISITS 2
The desk of Ben Green, a physician who helped develop the telemedicine program at Carena, a company that offers virtual...