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Ebola Survivor: ‘I Felt Like I Was About To Die’

A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is “very close” to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in “tearful prayer” for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.

09/02/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

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Man Accused Of Stealing ID, Pretending To Be A Doctor

A Georgia man accused of stealing a South Carolina physician’s identity and pretending to be a doctor is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge.

03/04/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Army Doctor Gets Another Chance To Clear His Name

Jeffrey MacDonald, a clean-cut Green Beret and doctor convicted of killing of his pregnant wife and their two daughters, is getting another chance at trying to prove his innocence — more than four decades after the slayings terrified a nation gripped by his tales of Charles Manson-like hippies doped up on acid slaughtering his family in their own home.

09/15/2012

The AIDS Epidemic In The Ukraine

Georgia Man Pretends To Be Doctor For Several Months In South Carolina

A Georgia man pretended to be a friend who was a doctor for six months, treating up to 500 senior citizens across Columbia, according to Lexington County deputies.

08/26/2012

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