Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
The snow and ice have seemed never-ending this winter and they may be responsible for an uptick in hospital visits.
She said she got the drugs from a secure medical-storage system by entering the name of a patient without the doctor’s permission. The patient had been recently discharged.
Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.
Severe basement flooding destroyed the main building’s electrical system. The flooding destroyed all of the hospital’s diagnostic equipment.
A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said ER visits doubled in the last four years from about 10,000 to more than 20,000.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.
It would be an understatement to say the emergency room at Beth Israel Medical Center in the East Village is bursting at the seams.
It will be 2013 before Bellevue and Coney Island hospitals fully recover from the storm.
Doctors say that taxi passengers who neglect to wear seatbelts are suffering from terrible facial injuries, even in minor fender-benders.
There was a wild scene inside the emergency room at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway on Tuesday.
Police say 19-year-old Michael Wayman is responsible for the 7 p.m. shooting Wednesday. A bullet grazed the guard in the leg. A nurse was struck in the shoulder.