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Fairfax County is debating policies that would encourage county employees to stop smoking in an effort to improve workers' health and reduce health care costs.
Instead of reaching for Tylenol or Motrin to cure your next migraine, the drug "Help, I have a headache" may just do the trick. The medication is one of the products offered by Help Remedies, a start-up company from New York City that aims to make over-the-counter health care simpler for consumers.
Amerigroup Corp. says it has completed the sale of its Virginia operations to health care provider Inova Health System Foundation.
A study published in this month's Health Affairs found that care provided by less-experienced doctors can cost up to 13 percent more than treatment from their more experienced colleagues.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has unveiled plans for a new pavilion on the campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital in southeast Washington.
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Americans are spending more on prescription drugs, despite the increasing availability of generics.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.
Virginia's attorney general said Thursday that while he would have preferred to see the U.S. Supreme Court strike down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, he found a lot to like in the 5-4 decision upholding it.
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United Medical Center has imminent and long-term financial problems as a result of Monday’s bombshell revelation that the District has been distributing too much federal aid to the city-owned facility.
A bill is being proposed in Montgomery County that would charge a fee for ambulance rides to the hospital.