Medicare drug plan changes a win for patients, taxpayers

Source: The …Medicare has outlined several enhancements to Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs) that would address bipartisan congressional concerns, give seniors more choices and reduce the program’s costs by an estimated $1.3 billion over five years. Seniors...

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Pain Management and Anesthesiology of New Jersey (Cedar Knolls) Board Certified pain management physician Dr. Mikhail Solomonov is one of the top pain management doctors in NJ. For any type of pain call his office at 973-998-7868 or contact online. Realizing...

Nutrition company to reintroduce formula for rare food allergies

Source: Soon, Jamus Hovseth will eat breakfast without getting sick, have lunch without throwing a temper tantrum, and enjoy an afternoon snack without throwing up. The 3-year-old Omaha boy suffers from a rare condition in which essentially all food makes him sick, and...

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Peanut allergy treatment ‘a success’

Doctors say a potential treatment for peanut allergy has transformed the lives of children taking part in a large clinical trial. The 85 children had to eat peanut protein every day – initially in small doses, but ramped up during the study. The findings, published in the...

When Doctors Give Patients Money

By: Danielle Ofri, M.D. New York Recently a few of my colleagues were sitting together and one asked if any of us had ever given money to a patient. There was an awkward pause, and then the stories starting coming out — a few dollars for a co-pay, or to help a frail...