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Doctors Make Progress Toward ‘Artificial Pancreas’

Doctors are reporting a major step toward an “artificial pancreas,” a device that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed.


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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.


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Patients, Doctors Sue Aetna For Alleged Coverage Denials

Thousands of doctors and patients in Southern California and throughout the state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against one of the nation’s largest health insurers.


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Study Finds Aspirin Therapy Not For Everyone

Many adults take one aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks or stroke. But a new study has found that only people at high or moderate risk for those diseases should be taking aspirin.


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Study: Nearly Half Of Doctors Use Google, Yahoo To Diagnose Patients

A new study finds search engines are the third-most consulted source for new physicians after professional journals and colleagues.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/10/2011

Dr. Conrad Murray appears at Los Angeles Superior Court with his his attorney Ed Chernoff on April 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of pop singer Michael Jackson. The doctor was personal physician to Jackson when he died from an overdose of a powerful prescription sedative at the age of 50 on June 25, 2009.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Doctors Will Be Final Witnesses In Conrad Murray Trial

The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors. Addiction and propofol experts are expected to testify Thursday.

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Calif. Doctors Group: Legalize Marijuana To Ease Research Efforts

The largest group of doctors in California called on Monday for the legalization of marijuana throughout the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/17/2011

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Calif. Industry Group For Doctors Backs Legalizing Pot

California’s largest industry group for doctors is calling for the legalization of marijuana even as it maintains that the drug has few proven health benefits.


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Report: Calif. Failed To Discipline 700+ Doctors For Safety Risks

Nonprofit group Public Citizen alleges that over 700 doctors who were disciplined by their hospitals or HMOs have yet to face any action from the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/10/2011

San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow was severely beaten in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in March 2011. (credit: Facebook)

Doctors Upgrade Bryan Stow’s Medical Condition

Doctors say the medical condition of a Bryan Stow is continuing to improve, and they’ve upgraded him from critical to serious.


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UCLA Doctors Introduce Hand-Transplant Recipient

A 26-year-old mother who lost her right hand in a traffic accident several years ago is reuniting with her doctors to show off her new donated hand.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/19/2011

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Going To The Hospital? Human Error 10 Times Higher Than Estimated

If you’re sick or injured, researchers say you may be taking your life in your hands by going to the one place that can help you.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/08/2011

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Calif. Joins Lawsuit Claiming Drug Giant Bribed Doctors To Prescribe Its Drugs

California has joined a whistleblower lawsuit that claims Bristol-Myers Squibb bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers millions of dollars.


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LA Doctors Among Those Charged In $225M Medicare Bust

Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared more suspects than any other in history.


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Study: Doctors Order MRI, Imaging Tests To Avoid Lawsuits

A new study finds that MRI scans and other imaging tests are often done more for the doctor’s benefit than a patient’s.