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  • A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare

    A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare
    Patients begin lining up outside Capitol City Family Health Center before the doors open at 7:30 a.m.
  • Katie Couric puts the anti-vaccination movement into the mainstream

    Katie Couric puts the anti-vaccination movement into the mainstream
    The anti-vaccination movement has long been a public menace. It's responsible for the resurgence of numerous serious diseases that were on the decline, including measles, mumps and whooping cough. Now the movement has been given a big booster shot by...

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted
    There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy. It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...

    Letters: Colonoscopies without propofol

    Re "Anthem's propofol policy discourages a vital procedure," Column, Oct. 18 David Lazarus is wrong to expect Anthem Blue Cross to cover propofol sedation for all colonoscopies. Many gastroenterologists such as myself perform colonoscopies under...

    A propofol-free colonoscopy? Some doctors say yes

    A propofol-free colonoscopy? Some doctors say yes
    The thought of undergoing a colonoscopy while not completely unconscious might give you shivers. And it shouldn't, say several doctors who perform the procedure. Responding to business columnist David Lazarus' article last week calling out insurer...