The quest for firm answers is not what medicine is all about

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When we visit our doctor or go into hospital, we have faith in the knowledge that the healthcare professionals involved are treating us according to proven scientific methods, otherwise known as evidence-based medicine (EBM). This means they’re prescribing drugs or selecting treatment methods that have proven successful in clinical research

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(Video) PBS Newshour special correspondent Sarah Varney reports on efforts to repair the relationship between Baltimore hospitals and black communities, as part of a collaboration with Kaiser Health News

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Two Washington state insurers — Group Health Cooperative and BridgeSpan — are targeted in class-action lawsuits that claim the companies are unfairly rationing new drugs that can cure hepatitis C based on high cost, not medical need

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Have you ever been to Mosonmagyarovar? Thought of visiting Sopron? They’re two of Hungary’s hot new tourist destinations — but not for the scenery or the food. Hungary has more dentists per capita than any other country, and Mosonmagyarovar and Sopron have the highest concentration of dental clinics of any city

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Patients suffered no extra harm when doctors training to be surgeons were allowed to work longer shifts, a study released Tuesday concludes, adding to a push to relax the strictest limits on resident hours

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U.S. regulators add to the pressure on a struggling blood-testing startup

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Steve Miller has some customers on offer. Millions of them in fact. The chief medical officer at Express Scripts, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the U.S., has been essentially auctioning off his 80 million customers to the drug companies that will give him the best deal

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