Originally published on Tue November 13, 2012 11:33 am
Last week's election may have settled the fate of the federal Affordable Care Act, but its implementation after months of uncertainty has caught many of the players unprepared.
Originally published on Tue November 13, 2012 11:07 am
There's more than deer lurking in the New England woods these days.
Diseases carried by ticks that hitch rides on deer are rising in the Northeast, researchers said Monday at a meeting about tropical diseases.
In particular, babesiosis — a disease that mimics malaria — is catching up with Lyme disease in some communities.
Originally published on Tue November 13, 2012 5:39 am
Hundreds of health care workers in Georgia are losing their licenses to practice because of a problem created by a new immigration law in the state.
The law requires everyone — no matter where they were born — to prove their citizenship or legal residency to renew their professional licenses.
With too few state workers to process the extra paperwork, licenses for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals are expiring.
Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 12:17 pm
In 1979, when Jim Stigler was still a graduate student at the University of Michigan, he went to Japan to research teaching methods and found himself sitting in the back row of a crowded fourth-grade math class.
The election results put an end to the threat of a Republican repeal of the health care law, but not to the public’s emotional response to it.