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Bleeding after menopause: Get it checked out

Bleeding after menopause can be disconcerting, but the good news is, more than 90% of the time it’s not caused by a serious condition, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. That said, the study also reinforces the idea that postmenopausal bleeding should always be checked out by your doctor to rule out endometrial cancer,… Read More »

Indiana AG Curtis Hill: After Obamacare, what's next for healthcare?

Now that Indiana and 19 other states have won a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, what’s next for healthcare in America? On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled that the ACA, also known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional. Although appeals are coming, this decision will stand if the Constitution is truly the measure used… Read More »

Surgeon fined $3,000 after mistakenly removing patient's kidney

A surgeon in Florida mistook a woman’s kidney for a cancerous tumor.   (iStock) A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $ 3,000 fine after removing a woman’s kidney that he thought was a tumor. West Palm Beach surgeon Ramon Vasquez cut Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two surgeons could perform a back operation at the Wellington… Read More »