Times Insider shares historic insights from The New York Times. In this piece, Lawrence K. Altman, M.D. — a physician journalist whose Times interview with Ronald Reagan in 1980 about the then-presidential candidate’s health is believed to be the first of its kind — ruminates on his experience chronicling would-be leaders’ fitness for office from […]

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Nutrimost-21st Century Weight Loss – WKBW-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – NutriMost is an incredible, revolutionary weight-loss program that is sweeping America, and it can completely change your life! According to the Center for Disease Control, obesity contributes to various weight related diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. With NutriMost, you’ll transform your approach to Wellness. The NutriMost […]

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Blackstone to Acquire Team Health for About $3.2 Billion – Wall Street Journal

ENLARGE Global asset manager Blackstone Group announced Monday that it will pay $43.50 a share in cash to buy physician services organization Team Health Holdings, Inc., valuing the deal at approximately $6.1 billion. Photo: Bloomberg News By Ezequiel Minaya Ezequiel Minaya The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @zekeminaya #!/zeke.minaya ezequiel.minaya@wsj.com Oct. 31, 2016 8:29 a.m. […]

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Trident doctor receives national honors A doctor at Trident Health was recently honored by the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Dr. Karen Kriza, the medical director for Trident Medical Center’s Emergency Department, received the Emergency Department Director of the Year Distinguished Recognition Award. The award is meant to honor those who do fantastic work in the emergency […]

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Doctors could double rates of weight loss by recommending Weight Watchers, research shows – Daily Mail

Doctors worry about referring obese people for dread of offending them  An Oxford University study found patients lost twice as much weight Critics question why they are free while other surgeries are rationed  By Sophie Borland Health Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 17:37 EST, 24 October 2016 | Updated: 18:16 EST, 24 October 2016 […]

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Mulberry compound aids weight loss by activating brown fat – Medical News Today

A new study suggests mulberries could be key to new treatments for obesity, after finding a natural compound in the fruit activates brown stout, boosting metabolism and aiding weight loss. Rutin – a natural compound in mulberries – could help treat obesity, new research finds. Mulberries are the hanging fruit from deciduous trees that belong […]

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Maine Insurance Co-Op Drops Coverage For Elective Abortion Services – NPR

Enlarge this image Community Health Options founders COO Robert Hillman (left) and CEO Kevin Lewis seen in 2013 when the co-op started offering coverage. Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald/Getty Images The largest provider of health coverage on the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace in Maine has dropped […]

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