The Simple Way to Get a Flu Shot for Free

Under Obamacare, most Americans will pay nothing for an influenza vaccine. And skipping the shot can be costly.

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Can’t Get an Appointment With a Psychiatrist? You’re Not Alone

Residents of major U.S. metropolitan areas who need a psychiatrist are often likely to come up empty-handed, regardless of ability to pay, new research suggests.

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Doctors More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics in the Afternoon

Doctors are more likely to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory infections as the day progresses, a new study finds.

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Worry (Too Much) About Ebola in the U.S.

Yesterday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States, at a hospital in Dallas. While that might seem frightening, the reality is there’s no need to panic.

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Children Given Certain Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Have Higher Obesity Risk

Children who are given broad-spectrum antibiotics before the age of 2 may face a slightly higher risk of becoming obese during childhood, new research suggests.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Fibroid Surgery

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a device commonly used to remove fibroids called a power morcellator may inadvertently spread undiagnosed cancer. And yet, many physicians are still using the device. So what should you do if you need to have fibroids removed?

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Insanely Long Doctor Office Waits: A Serious Medical Fail

These days, there are waits to even get to your wait. This needs to stop.

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10 Horrifying Stories of Doctors Behaving Badly

If you thought the details of Joan Rivers’ death from complications during a routine endoscopy couldn’t get any more shocking, you’re wrong: Rumors surfaced today that Dr. Lawrence Cohen, the gastroenterologist who performed the procedure, allegedly snapped a selfie of himself moments before the procedure.

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Sam’s Club Offering Free Diabetes Screenings on Saturday

The discount chain is offering free health screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m this Saturday for people who visit one of its nearly 600 locations with a pharmacy.

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Fact-Checking The Knick: Were Doctors Really Deranged and Drugged Out?

The new Cinemax series “The Knick” paints a shocking picture of medicine in the early 1900s at the fictional Knickerbocker Hospital. It’s so wild-west that you can’t help but wonder: Is this for real?

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