Thursday, October 21, 2021

Local hospitals, ranked

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When the very first subdivisions in the Temecula area started going up in the 1960s and 1970s, the closest hospitals were a decent car...

‘Obamacare’ mandate: hot for lawyers, ho-hum to consumers

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RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The repeal of an unpopular fine for people without health insurance has had little impact on "Obamacare" sign-ups...

Electric scooter injuries surge along with their popularity

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LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer Electric scooter injuries have surged along with their popularity in the United States, nearly tripling over four years, researchers said...

Patients push limits for clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

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LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An...

Cancer group finds biggest one-year drop in U.S. death rate

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MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop...

Pharmacies say prescribers bear opioid crisis responsibility

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ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors and other healthcare practitioners who write prescriptions bear ultimate responsibility for improper distribution of opioids to...

Temecula Valley Hospital hosts a healthy New Year open house

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TEMECULA ― Are you looking to start the 2020 New Year learning more about your health? If so, Temecula Valley Hospital has you covered....

China convicts 3 researchers involved in gene-edited babies

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KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the world's first...
Doctor with stethoscope

3 years in, no sign of Trump’s replacement for Obamacare

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AAMER MADHANI and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that he would "immediately"...

‘Tough year’ for measles and other infectious diseases in US

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MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This year, the germs roared back. Measles tripled. Hepatitis A mushroomed. A rare but deadly mosquito-borne disease...