An auditory brainstem implant delivers electrical stimulation directly to the neurons on the brainstem the auditory nerve normally would have targeted.
For years, hospitals across the state have struggled to keep up with the growing number of patients’ unpaid medical bills. Both major health systems here lost a combined $450M just in 2013.
The nation’s second-largest health insurer said Friday that for two years it will provide credit monitoring, identity theft repair assistance if someone experiences fraud, and identity protection designed specifically for children.
“There’s a lot of flu season left, but it’s clear we’re decreasing and that flu season has peaked,” said Dr. Michael Jhung of the CDC.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this season’s vaccine may not protect as well against the dominant flu strain.
In one exchange with California health officials, a Disneyland official wanted the state to make it clear the park was not responsible for the outbreak.
The deadline to sign up for healthcare is Sunday February 15.
Parkview Health claims that by using the custom-made 3D-printed implants, patients should experience less pain and swelling and therefore recover more quickly.
Since 2005, there have been 67 cases of measles in Indiana, including an outbreak in 2012 that made national headlines.
Extended wait periods, access issues and server crashes have plagued a number of Anthem’s nearly 80 million affected customers across the U.S., including many Hoosiers.
Ohio Right to Life said Tuesday it will pursue legislation to ban all abortions of a fetus that are “pain-capable” or on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis and to fully defund women’s health care and abortion provider Planned Parenthood.
An Anchorage lawmaker introduced legislation Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to decide to end their lives with the help of a physician.