Check Up Archive: November, 2010

Drug patches that can cause burns during an MRI

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Could health reform create hospital monopolies?

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By guest blogger Robert Field: When is a hospital big enough to be dangerous? Larger hospitals can provide more services and can better... Read more

Elderly need not dance with the stars to avoid falls

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Time for clear laws on stem cell research

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Is it legal for the federal government to fund human embryonic stem cell research? Next month, a federal appeals court will hear arguments... Read more

Botox can be life-threatening

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By guest blogger Michael Cohen: Practically everyone has heard of Botox. Its popular cosmetic form, called Botox Cosmetic, is injected in... Read more

Medicare will give Pennsylvania $33 million to expand its Chronic Care Collaborative

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Obamacare Is More Popular than Polls May Suggest

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By guest blogger Robert Field: Conventional wisdom has it that Obamacare is widely unpopular. The public, we are repeatedly told, doesn’t... Read more

Kids are more likely to smoke in Philadelphia than in other big cities

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If you’re looking for a place to buy cigarettes, find a school; retailers will be nearby. Want to bum a smoke? Ask a white kid. Those... Read more