Tag Archives: medical

Pfizer vaccine: Three delayed side effects to spot – ‘seek medical attention right away’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] THE PFIZER and Moderna vaccines have been linked to cases of heart inflammation – myocarditis and pericarditis. While cases are rare, the US Food and Drug Administration says there are three delayed side effects to look out for. Daily Express :: Health Feed

‘Jeopardy!’ Apologizes After ‘Grinch’ Clue for Medical Disorder

June 23, 2021 The game show “Jeopardy!” apologized after an offensive and outdated clue for a cardiac condition hit a nerve on social media. According to Yahoo Entertainment, host Savannah Guthrie, provided this clue on Monday: “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is also known as Grinch syndrome because this organ is too small.” The correct answer… Read More »

Patients hit with surprise medical bills paid ER docs 10 times more than others

Dive Brief: A new report in Health Affairs seeks to measure the financial impact surprise medical bills had on adult patients with private health insurance between 2001 and 2016. Researchers found that ER doctors retained a larger share of what they initially charged, or what is considered the sticker price, when patients were unexpectedly out-of-network… Read More »

Medical liability insurance premiums rising after stable decade, AMA report finds

Dive Brief: The price providers pay to insure themselves and their practices against medical liability claims is on the rise, according to an analysis from the American Medical Association. After holding mostly steady over the past decade, more than 30% of premiums reported by a survey of liability insurers increased from 2019 to 2020, the… Read More »

How to help your child succeed at applying to medical school

An excerpt from Raising Doctors: The Med School Admissions Success Guide for Parents of Future Physicians. Let’s look at how you as a parent can help your child succeed at applying to medical school. Legitimacy and verifiability matter Applying to medical school, I learned what types of activities, accomplishments, and qualifications were valued and what… Read More »