Scroll Top

Health Headlines for Wednesday, November 29

In Trump health secretary pick, Dems have questions but hope

AP News

President Donald Trump’s pick for health secretary is a former pharmaceutical company executive who already has drawn heat from Democrats over his ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

Read more

Sharing electronic health care records growing

Observer Dispatch

Area health care providers are able increasingly often to access their patients’ test results and records from other health care providers electronically during a patient visit.

Read more

Epidemic Of Health Care Waste: From $1,877 Ear Piercing To ICU Overuse


Two years ago, Margaret O’Neill brought her 5-year-old daughter to Children’s Hospital Colorado because the band of tissue that connected her tongue to the floor of her mouth was too tight.

Read more

The doctor will see you now – but often not for long


For half of the world’s population, primary care doctor visits last less than five minutes, researchers say.

Read more

Four cups of coffee a day keeps the doctor away

New York Post

Many of us can’t even utter the phrase “good morning” without the magic word “coffee” thrown into the same sentence.

Read more