Physician

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Talking to your doctor about ” Obamacare “

The first big phase of the Affordable Care Act kicks in tomorrow with health insurance exchanges opening for business in California. But with all the focus on how Obamacare will effect you, have you spoken […]

09/30/2013

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Does Your Doctor Order Unnecessary Tests?

Do you wonder if your doctor sometimes orders unnecessary tests? A Doctor’s group, representing 350,000 physicians says, before you take that test, just ask your doctor if you really need it. The Group, Choosing Wisely, […]

02/21/2013

workplace shooting

Victim in Newport Beach shooting was suspect’s doctor

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a retired barber accused of fatally shooting a California doctor in an exam room was a patient of the victim and brought the gun to his medical appointment.

01/30/2013

workplace shooting

Doctor shot dead in exam room; man in custody

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A doctor was fatally shot in an examination room of an Orange County medical office, and the man who police believe shot him was taken into custody in the same room without a struggle, authorities said.

01/29/2013