Featured Video: A Newark Doctor Returns Home

Sampson Davis: Emergency Room Doctor, Newark NJ Author, Living and Dying in Brick City Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become doctors. Their book The Pact and their work through the Three Doctors...
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The Huge Obamacare Story You Aren’t Reading

Source: New Republic Today it’s a few hundred thousand people. By next year, it will be at least a few million. Their health insurance status is changing dramatically: What they have in 2014 and beyond will look nothing like what they had in 2013 and before. For many of these...
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What I’ve Learned In Forty Years As a Pediatrician

Source: Los Angeles Times.com In more than 40 years as a pediatrician, I’ve worked in the military, in a small private practice and in a large multi-specialty group. And I’ve seen huge changes…Many of the changes have been just short of miraculous.. In my early...
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Obamacare requires most insurers to tackle obesity

Source: First Coast News.com Some insurance companies have helped obese patients fight fat for years. They’ve offered weight-loss and wellness programs at businesses, schools and in communities. Some have paid for prescription obesity medications and even covered expensive...
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Is Fresh Food Really Healthier Than Frozen?

Source: Details.com “Fresh good. Packaged bad.” The clean-eating mantra makes perfect sense, but it turns out your supermarket’s produce section never got the memo. In two recent studies from Britain, researchers purchased a half dozen different kinds of fruit...
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‘Late starters’ still have much to gain by exercising

Taking up exercise in your 60s will still help stave off major ill health and dementia, research suggests. The study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine followed 3,500 healthy people at or around retirement age. Those who took up exercise were three times more likely to...
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