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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 »

UK’s 10pm curfew won’t work unless drinkers are told to leave pubs at staggered times

UK’s 10pm curfew won’t work unless drinkers are told to leave pubs at staggered times or have designated drivers to stop them cramming onto public transport, expert claims Dr Julian Tang, from Leicester University, urged landlords to take the measure He said this would help avoid further restrictions as the curfew takes an effect It… Read More »

Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Dr. Mercola If you think your birth control pill is the best pregnancy prevention tool there is, you may be surprised by new research looking into its failure rates. Compared to other forms of protection, the Pill failed miserably, which only adds to the myriad of reasons why you… Read More »