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Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

By on November 4, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

The relationship between tanning beds and skin cancer has concerned lawmakers on a state and national level for years, but there has been no consensus on how to address it.

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Medicare Spends Less Than Private Insurers On Knee Replacements

By on February 29, 2012 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Medicare Spends Less Than Private Insurers On Knee Replacements

The federal government spends 14 percent less than private insurers for knee replacement surgery and its related costs, even though Medicare patients are older and twice as likely to be readmitted to the hospital, a research paper released this week shows.

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Hospitals Seek To Attract Business With Patient Perks

By on January 23, 2012 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Hospitals Seek To Attract Business With Patient Perks

Credit card companies, airlines and hotels all have customer loyalty programs. Maybe it was only a matter of time before hospitals got in on the act.

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