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A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Keller @ Large: Time To Reverse Pharmaceutical Gift Ban?

Supporters say a gift ban was needed to change a too-cozy relationship between drug companies and doctors. But critics say it’s costing the Massachusetts economy millions.

06/19/2012

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Consumer Reports Rates Doctors In Mass.

Consumer Reports, best known for rating the nuts and bolts of cars, household appliances and other electronics, is getting into the business of rating primary care doctors.

05/31/2012

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Mass. Lawmakers Looking To Lower Family Healh Care Costs

Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a health care payment bill Friday that they say will lower family premiums by nearly $2,000 annually over the next five years.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/05/2012

Dr. Frederick L. Thum, emergency medicine physician at Cambridge Hospital, is a fan of the Apple iPad. (Photo courtesy: Boston Business Journal)

How Doctors, Nurses Are Using iPads

Some doctors and nurses are now experimenting with iPads in emergency rooms to save time.

03/16/2012

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Many Dentists Now Give Basic Medical Screenings During Checkups

Some dentists are now including some basic medical screenings during checkups.

03/07/2012

The Board of Registration in Medicine polices all doctors in Massachusetts.

I-Team: Medical Malpractice Overlooked In Massachusetts?

An I-Team investigation has found that of the hundreds of doctors who settle malpractice claims, almost none are held accountable by the state board.

02/23/2012

baby

Many Hospitals Refuse To Go Along With Scheduled Births

A growing number of institutions are adopting hospital-wide bans against non-medical induction before 39 weeks.

02/21/2012

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Study Finds Patients Are Interested In Seeing Their Doctor’s Notes

Patients are praising a new one-year program that allows them to see their doctor’s notes, according to a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study.

12/19/2011

Tufts Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center And Blue Cross/Blue Shield Strike New Deal

The three-year agreement comes after months of sometime acrimonious negotiations. At one point, the sides walked out on each other.

12/07/2011

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