Top House and Senate budget negotiators have carved out a deal that would end many parts of the across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, but long-term care providers would face an additional two years of reduced Medicare reimbursements.
An effort to change people's diets would be more effective in preventing dementia than focusing on drug treatments, a multinational group of high-profile physicians said in a recent letter to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Lawmakers in both houses of Congress have introduced a bill to institute a single-payer healthcare system that would include universal long-term care coverage.
A Dallas skilled nursing facility went without power for days due to an apparent breakdown in communications with a utility company, according to local reports.
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Of all the newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients, 25%-30% of them will have muscle-invasive disease that ideally will require major surgery in the form of a radical cystectomy, bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy and creation of a urinary diversion as an integral part of curative therapy.