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A new method to distinguish benign and cancerous skin moles

A new method to distinguish benign and cancerous skin moles

New method can help detect melanoma cells in skin tumors

New method can help detect melanoma cells in skin tumors

Supreme Court declines to hear military medical malpractice case

Supreme Court declines to hear military medical malpractice case

Vanderbilt researchers to develop and test 'safe harbor' standards of care

Vanderbilt researchers to develop and test 'safe harbor' standards of care

New rules will ease patients’ access to electronic medical records, Senate panel says

New rules will ease patients’ access to electronic medical records, Senate panel says

Check your medical records for dangerous errors

Check your medical records for dangerous errors

Storage failures of eggs and embryos gain a new perspective

Storage failures of eggs and embryos gain a new perspective

‘Grossly unfair’? Widower takes ban on military injury claims to Supreme Court

‘Grossly unfair’? Widower takes ban on military injury claims to Supreme Court

Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications

Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

Former football star Beau Orth set to take the stand in multimillion dollar medical malpractice trial

Former football star Beau Orth set to take the stand in multimillion dollar medical malpractice trial

Patient sues doctors for defamation, medical malpractice

Patient sues doctors for defamation, medical malpractice

State highlights: Calif. ballot measure updates; Va. prison health care budget shortfall

State highlights: Calif. ballot measure updates; Va. prison health care budget shortfall

New book addresses legal issues for personal injury victims

New book addresses legal issues for personal injury victims

State highlights: Calif.'s Prop. 45 fight; new benefits for same sex couples in N.C.; Aetna sheds jobs after Medicaid drop

State highlights: Calif.'s Prop. 45 fight; new benefits for same sex couples in N.C.; Aetna sheds jobs after Medicaid drop

Viewpoints: Another troubled website rollout; insurers fight consumer measures in Calif.

Viewpoints: Another troubled website rollout; insurers fight consumer measures in Calif.

Viewpoints: 'Feud' over health care compact; humane end-of-life care

Viewpoints: 'Feud' over health care compact; humane end-of-life care

State highlights: States want home care worker wage changes delayed; Ga. delays nursing home rate hike

State highlights: States want home care worker wage changes delayed; Ga. delays nursing home rate hike

Researcher receives grant from NIH to study effect of malpractice risk, incentives on cardiac testing

Researcher receives grant from NIH to study effect of malpractice risk, incentives on cardiac testing

State highlights: Texas lawmaker proposes '3 strikes' for nursing homes

State highlights: Texas lawmaker proposes '3 strikes' for nursing homes