When a hospital and an insurer do not agree on a price. The hospital can sometime demands that patients pay the difference, in a practice called balance billing.
The course of asthma varies from one child to the next. Symptoms may begin at any age, may persist or stop, and then may recur many years later.
Given asthma is about five times more common in Western societies, this suggests lifestyle plays a major role.
Before he was diagnosed, he may have exposed others to the measles at Sea-Tac Airport and the Emergency Department of Harborview Medical Center.
Addiction practitioners say they’re seeing a surge in the number of young patients who are hooked on Xanax. Many taking high daily doses of the drug.
New York University’s School of Medicine is learning that no good deed goes unpunished.
National Weather Service predicts that the Puget Sound region will see some improvement in air quality today, especially along the coast.
As life spans lengthen, adult children like Hall in their 60s and 70s are increasingly caring for frail, older parents — something few people plan for.
“Refining our prescription drug dating process could save billions,” one expert says.
Nearly 72,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2017, about 7 percent more than in the previous year, CDC report.