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Anticipating the Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Surgical Care

Anticipating the Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Surgical Care

Surgery patients covered by Medicaid arrive at the hospital in worse health, experience more complications, stay longer and cost more than patients with private insurance, a new study has found. The study, by researchers at the University of Michigan, may offer a preview of what to expect as millions of uninsured people qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

3rd MERS case confirmed in US

3rd MERS case confirmed in US

An Illinois man has become the third person in the United States infected with the virus that causes a deadly disease and has killed dozens of people around the world, federal officials said Saturday. The unidentified man is a work associate of the first U.S. patient to have been diagnosed with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the Centers for ... Read More »

Ohio Hospital : Second set of mono mono twins born in a week

Second Set of 'Mono Mono' Twins Born in Same Hospital

One week after welcoming a set of “mono mono” twins that were born holding hands, an Ohio hospital has delivered a second pair of the rare babies. Amanda Arnold, 24, gave birth to identical twin daughters Thursday at Akron General Hospital in Akron, Ohio. The girls were monoamniotic or “mono mono,” which means they shared an amniotic sac and placenta ... Read More »

Joe Francis Arrested in Los Angeles

Joe Francis Arrested in Los Angeles

Joe Francis, the Girls Gone Wild creator, was arrested Friday night for allegedly assaulting an employee. The incident happened on Friday evening according to TMZ when Francis tried to enter the building despite the fact that there is a restraining order preventing him from coming within 100 feet of the premises. Read More »

Pregnant woman still weight-lifting in labour (Photo)

Pregnant woman still weight-lifting in labour

Meghan Umphres Leatherman was still pumping weights as part of her gruelling fitness regime – that also combines gymnastics and cardio – when she was close to giving birth and already 1cm dilated. The 33-year-old from Arizona, USA, was even lifting weights on the day she went into labour, having already broken records in the final days of her pregnancy. Read More »

Man charged with arson in California wildfire, Report

Man charged with arson in California wildfire, Report

A man has been arrested in San Diego County after officials say he tried to add fuel to a 100-acre fire in an Oceanside riverbed. Alberto Serrato has been charged with an arson for allegedly adding brush to the fire in the San Luis Rey Riverbed, according to District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. If convicted, he could face 7 years in ... Read More »

Sperm Problems Tied to Shorter Life, Study

Sperm Problems Tied to Shorter Life, Study

Men who are infertile may have an increased risk of dying sooner than men with normal semen, according to a recent study. Researchers from Stanford University in California found that men with two or more abnormalities in their semen were more than twice as likely to die over a roughly eight-year period as men who were fertile. Read More »