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Long Island Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Doctor To Get Oxycodone, Xanax

A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.

06/05/2014

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

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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Seen At 11: Couple Looking To Adopt Takes Out Ad Space On NJ Turnpike

Restaurants, amusement parks and hospitals all use billboards to advertise. Now, one couple has marketed themselves on the New Jersey Turnpike in hopes that they will find a child.

08/19/2013

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Doctors: New Laser Treatment May Help Cure Excessive Sweating

A new laser treatment, Precision-TX, has doctors hoping they have an alternative for when other products fail to protect from perspiration, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reported.

07/12/2013

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Poughkeepsie Teacher Charged With Selling Oxycodone Near School

A Hudson Valley substitute teacher stood charged Wednesday with selling oxycodone just steps from the Poughkeepsie high school where he was working.

07/03/2013

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Prominent Queens Doctor Pleads Guilty To Medicare Fraud

A Queens doctor who also serves as president of two medical clinics in Brooklyn pleaded guilty Monday to an $11.7 million Medicare fraud scheme.

12/10/2012

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NYC Doctor Faces Prison Time For Medicaid Scam Over HIV Meds

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office says the 58-year-old Hemrajani prescribed medications for the virus that causes AIDS without determining whether the patients had it.

12/08/2011

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Search For NYC Doctor Who Went Missing While Diving In Hawaii Suspended

Dr. Matt Curley had gone on an excursion to a site known as “Baby Barge,” a popular resting place for reef sharks and green sea turtles. When the dive ended, he was not with the group.

09/02/2011

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Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Let Pharmacists Give Flu Shots

New York used to be among a handful of states that only allowed physicians and nurses to administer vaccines, but it began allowing pharmacists to give the shots, too, in 2008.

08/06/2011

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Strauss-Khan, With Security In Tow, Leaves TriBeCa Townhouse For Doctor’s Visit

With his wife Anne Sinclair at his side, Strauss-Kahn got into a black vehicle outside the $50,000-a-month TriBeCa town home around 7:30am.

05/27/2011

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, right, hugs rescued miner Mario Sepulveda (credit: AP Photo/Jose Manuel de la Maza, Chilean presidential press office)

Chilean Miner Speaks At Seton Hall University

One of the 33 Chilean miners whose dramatic rescue was broadcast worldwide is touring the U.S. to call attention to the suffering of earthquake victims.

03/24/2011