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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Knee Surgery May Not Help All People With Meniscus Damage

Compared to conservative treatments, arthroscopic knee surgery offers no apparent benefit for middle-aged people with age-related tears of the meniscus — the cartilage that cushions the knee joint, according to a new analysis.

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More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans

Many Americans with job-based health insurance will face costlier deductibles next year as more large employers embrace or expand so-called consumer-directed health plans, a new survey finds.

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More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare

The number of young American adults getting mental health treatment has risen since the rule on dependent coverage went into effect with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, a new study finds.

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Uterine Surgery Device Due to Cancer Risk

The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its device from the market.

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Here’s How Much You’ll Be Fined if You Still Don’t Have Health Insurance

U.S. taxpayers who go without health insurance this year will face fines of up to $2,448 per individual or $12,240 for a family of five, the Internal Revenue Service says.

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Help Out: The American Red Cross Needs Blood Donations Badly

Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an “emergency situation” could arise within weeks.

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How to Get the Same Health Care at a Quarter of the Cost

The prices for getting tested and treated are all over the map. To save on your medical bills, learn how to shop smarter.

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8 Crazy Gadgets That Are Changing the Face of Healthcare

Google announced it will develop contact lenses that monitor blood glucose. Here are 7 more futuristic tech gadgets that could improve your health.

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This is No Reason to Stop Taking Your Rx Meds

Generic drugs used for heart disease commonly get makeovers that change their shape or color — and that may prompt some patients to stop using them, a new study finds.

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